World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Robert Toombs House

Article Id: WHEBN0017209330
Reproduction Date:

Title: Robert Toombs House  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Washington, Georgia, Robert Toombs, Georgia State Route 17
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Robert Toombs House

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

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.


External links

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

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.