City of Markham    
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
Address: 26 JOHN ST
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: PLAN 71 LOT 5
Historical Name: Lane House
Heritage Conservation District: Thornhill
Ward: 1
Year Built: 1845
Architect Style: Georgian Tradition
Heritage Status of Property: Part V (Heritage)
Designation Bylaw:
Heritage Easement Agreement: No
History Description
Built for John Lane, cooper, who emigrated from Tipperary in 1853 at the age of 15. He established a barrel factory on John Street. Jim and George Pearson had a butcher business, which they bought from Jack Dean. Jim Pearson built sheds, along with the barn for stabling their three horses.
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
Key Map
Please note that the yellow polygon symbol is not indicative of the actual heritage area and is only meant to highlight the property the heritage building(s) is located at. For a complete description of the actual heritage property please refer to the Designation Bylaw found above.

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