At 59 Turkey Shore Road is an early Victorian home built by or for Otis Glover, before 1856. The open porch and paneled gable end were features found in the more elaborate Queen Anne homes later in the Victorian era.
From the Journal of the … Annual Encampment of the Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic, Volume 35, Parts 1901-1904, we read the following:
OTIS GLOVER, born in Ipswich, 1838, died at Pierce Farm, Roxbury MA on April 23 1903 of heart failure. He Entered service Oct 7 1861 as Seaman on the USS Savannah, and mustered out on Oct 18, 1864.
Glover’s Wharf across the river was owned by John Glover, relationship unknown. It was used for unloading coal that heated houses in the 19th century.