Colonial Revival, Americus

Historic Americus GA Colonial Revival House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

In a city overflowing with wonderful old homes, this is one of my favorites.

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Greek Revival Cottage, Americus

Historic Americus GA Neoclassical Revival Cottage Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Herschel Smith House, 1856, Americus

Historic Americus GA Herschel Smith House Antebellum Mansion Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

“Miss Patsy” Smith ran a preschool here for many years. It remains one of the most beautiful and well-landscaped properties in Americus.

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Queen Anne, Americus

Americus GA Historic District Italiante House Architecture Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

This house, like many in Americus, has varied influences. The eave brackets are Italianate but the overall effect is Queen Anne.

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Charles F. Crisp House, 1892, Americus

Historic Americus GA Home of US Speaker of the House Charles F Crisp Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

A native of England and a Confederate veteran, Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896), served as judge of the Southwestern Judicial Circuit and as a member of Congress. During his time in Congress he served as Speaker of the House. He was elected to the senate a short time before his death, but did not live to take the oath of office. His son, Charles Robert Crisp (1870-1937) was appointed to fill his term and was later elected to the same seat. Speaker Crisp is the namesake of neighboring Crisp County.

Speaker Charles F. Crisp of Georgia Courtesy Collection of the US House of Representatives Public Domain Image

Image Courtesy of the U. S. House of Representatives

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Neoclassical Cottage, Americus

Neoclassical Cottage Americus GA Historic District Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Folk Victorian, Americus

Americus GA Historic District Folk Victorian House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Americus GA Historic District Folk Victorian Architecture Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

This home features a combination of Neoclassical and Folk Victorian elements.

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