Ware’s Folly, 1818, Augusta

Wares Folly Augusta GA Landmark House Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

Perhaps the most famous house in Augusta, the Nicholas Ware House was given its pejorative nickname for its excessive construction costs. Ware was an early Augusta mayor and United States Senator. The structure is now home to the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art.

National Register of Historic Places

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