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Robert Toombs House

Robert Toombs House
Robert Toombs House
Location 216 E. Robert Toombs Ave., Washington, Georgia
Coordinates

33°44′11″N 82°44′2″W / 33.73639°N 82.73389°W / 33.73639; -82.73389Coordinates: 33°44′11″N 82°44′2″W / 33.73639°N 82.73389°W / 33.73639; -82.73389

Built 1797
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72000410
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 11, 1972[1]
Designated NHL November 7, 1973[2]

Robert Toombs House Historic Site in Washington, Georgia, was the home of Robert Toombs, who was a U.S. representative and U.S. senator from Georgia as well as a Confederate general and Confederate secretary of state. Operated as a state historic site, the 19th-century period historic house museum also features exhibits about the life of Toombs.

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973.[2][3]

Hunter Jackson, local resident and celebrity, formerly worked as a tour guide giving young students and others the chance to learn more about Robert Toombs.

References

External links

  • Robert Toombs House Historic Site - official site
  • Get Outdoors Georgia - Robert Toombs House Historic Site
  • Historic American Building Survey


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