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Ralph Dowd house, 3 Dowd Avenue

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Ralph Dowd house, 3 Dowd Avenue
 

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Built in 1747 by Benjamin Dyer, who worked as a tallow candler, he is said to have been a schoolmate of Benjamin Franklin.  The house fa├žade features four ionic pilasters.  It was moved back from a dangerous curve in the road in the 1930s.