Fairbanks Open House - May 30th 10am - 2pmby jpauly
ttend an open house on Saturday, May 30th from 10am - 2pm at Fairbanks, corner of 3rd and Center Streets. Come tour the beautiful property. Built in 1815 by Joshua Fairbanks. Harriet Van Cleve, who inherited the house from her grandfather, Joshua, lived here with her husband, James Van Cleve. After a long career as Captain of several lake ships, Capt. Van Cleve retired here in 1861 to write his three volume history of the Great Lakes ships and a history of Lewiston.