29 Queens Road, Sackville, N.B.
|Marker placed by Town of Sackville, in 1999.||
Named for it unique 8-sided structure, the Octagonal House was built by Captain George Anderson, a shipbuilder and mariner. Later he sold the building to Captain Titus Anderson, his father. It has served as a home for a number of families since that time, and now houses the Sackville Information Centre and Craft Gallery.
|The building is listed in the Canadian Register of Historic Places ; see Captain George Anderson House
On the Anderson family, see Milner, W.C., History of Sackville New Brunswick (Sackville, N.B.: The Tribune Press, 1934), p.113.
Tower, Katie, “Octagonal House Will Be Preserved,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 28 April 2004.
Tower, Katie, “Octagonal House tenants seeking new location,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 30 March 2011, p.8.
Tower, Katie, “Sackville town council delays selling off Octagonal House,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 18 May 2011, p.2.
Tower, Katie, “Efforts under way for Octagonal House project to be included in Sackville’s 250th anniversary celebrations,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 3 August 2011, p.4.
Steuter-Martin, Marilla, “Historic landmark gets new home,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 4 July 2012, p.22.
Doherty, Scott, “Tantramar Heritage Trust officially unveils Anderson Octagonal House,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 6 March 2013, p.4.