Adam Augustus Wood House
One of the important row of intact historic buildings with strong architectural significance on River Avenue, this is a rare example of a fully developed and detailed Bungalow in Island Heights, and surely the finest. Circa 1910.
Backstory and Context
This was the home of Anne Brancato, first woman Democrat elected to the Pennsylvania State Legislature (1932) and first female Speaker of the House (1933).
1 "Island Heights." 2 "Island Heights." New Jersey Department of Cultural and Environmental Services: Historic Preservation Section, Individual Structure Survey Form. http://www.state.nj.us/dep/hpo/hrrcn_sandy_OCE_GB_147_148_PDF/OCE_GB_148_v11.pdf. 95.