Tag Archives: South Georgia Victorian Architecture

Queen Anne House, Sandersville

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Gothic Revival House, Tennille

Though not displaying the characteristic ornamentation of the Gothic Revival style, the high-pitched front dormers of this very plain example are decidedly Gothic Revival.

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George Glover House, 1880, Hawkinsville

George Glover was a Confederate officer, but I’ve been unable to locate further information at this time.

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Way House, 1895, Hawkinsville

Built by J. L. Huggins for Sam and Mary Amanda Way, this is one of several outstanding Victorians in Hawkinsville’s residential historic district. Sam Way served as mayor of Hawkinsville and later as a Georgia State Representative.

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Alexander Hotel, 1892, Reidsville

At his wife’s suggestion, Dr. Orlando L. Alexander (1852-1920) built this hotel, where the couple kept a residence, as well. Dr. Alexander was a local physician who received his medical schooling at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He served on a statewide medical conference in 1905. The hotel was built by D. J. Nobles, a master carpenter from Hagan, Georgia, who was responsible for as many as 25 structures in the general area; it was the first location in Tattnall County to have electricity and the first to have telephone service.

National Register of Historic Places

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Hageman House, 1896, Fitzgerald

This is the oldest house in the city of Fitzgerald, dating to the year the city was colonized by Union veterans; at the time of its construction it was considered a country house but is well within the city limits today. [I grew up just across a large pecan orchard from it]. It was built by original settler Adrian Hageman, who served as a corporal in Company D, 93rd Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. His wife was Fannie Protsman Hageman, a native of Vevay, Indiana. It was restored by their grandson, Charlie A. Newcomer, Jr., in 1970.

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K. W. Horne House, Norman Park

This wonderful landmark is located just at the edge of town. It’s a Queen Anne with unusually high-pitched ornamental cross gables. Thanks to Jeffrey Horne for the identification; he notes it’s sometimes referred to as “the Big House”. Becki Horton also notes that the Rogers family lived here after the Hornes.

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Filed under --COLQUITT COUNTY GA--, Norman Park GA