McLendon-Walker House, Circa 1912, Fitzgerald

This was the longtime home of Mrs. Evelyn McLendon, a history teacher at Fitzgerald High School. Patricia and David Walker have meticulously restored it.

South Main Street-South Lee Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places





Filed under --BEN HILL COUNTY GA--, Fitzgerald GA

3 responses to “McLendon-Walker House, Circa 1912, Fitzgerald

  1. Wanda Smith

    Brian, what is that on the roof? Looks like a bicycle rack.

    • That’s known as a ‘Widow’s Walk’. In coastal towns it was a place where wives would go and look for their husband’s ship to return. The style obviously spread from coastal areas and became more a decorative element than a practical feature.

  2. Sharon Rice

    I was admiring this house the other day, as I drove past it.

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