Located at 489 West 100 South in Provo, The George Angus and Martha Ansil Beebe House is a historic house listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Constructed C. 1902 by the owner, Angus G. Beebe, this one-story brick house is a well-preserved example of an early twentieth century house pattern book design.
The Beebe House is a restrained example of the small, pattern-book house of the Victorian era. A comprehensive survey of the city of Provo concluded that it is one of the best of only a few remaining examples of this type. With its arrangement of square corner tower, gables and corner porches, it is the more sophisticated of only two pattern book houses in the city with an entry vestibule in the corner tower. While few houses in Utah are exact copies of the most widely published pattern books, the influence of suck books is shown in the sparse ornamentation and irregular plan of residences like the Beebe House.
The house was built for Angus G. Beebe, son of a flour-milling family, who was himself employed as bookkeeper of the Provo Roller Mills managed by his brother David R. Miller. Angus later became a found of the Beebe Lumber Company. The style and substance of the home, probably loosely copied from a pattern book bought by mail by the owner or builder, suggests the aspirations to fashion of many second-generation Provo residents. Of interest in the interior is the interior woodwork. The oak hardwood flooring is also intact.
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