Former Edgar Hafer home called Perl Funeral Home

Site Number: 

14

Approximate date: 

1920s

Two and one half story wood frame; hip roof with hip roof dormers; decorative brackets under 1st and 2nd floor eaves; pedimented gable portico above entrance on south elevation; 12 over 1 double hung sash on second floor; first floor south porch enclosed with Palladian-like windows.

Address: 

426 W. Sixth Street

Alterations: 

Remodeled in 1920

Style: 

Period Colonial

City: 

Medford

Significance: 

Originally the residence of Edgar Hafer and built around 1905. Hafer established Big Pines Lumber Company in the "early years" of Medford. John A. Perl purchased Hafer's home around the turn of the century and Clark 'remodeled' it in the 1920's to be used as a funeral home.
1-Primary

Sources of information: 

Frank Perl letter 3/2/82

Certainty: 

Confirmed, SOHS Inventory

On National Register of Historic Places: 

No

In Lure of Medford Inventory: 

No
Yes

Updates: 

On the National Register of Historical Places as Hafer, Edgar F. House