James B. Simmons House

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James B. Simmons House
The Simmons-Bond House2.JPG
The James B. Simmons House
James B. Simmons House is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
James B. Simmons House
Location Toccoa, Georgia
Coordinates 34°34′50″N 83°19′53″W / 34.58056°N 83.33139°W / 34.58056; -83.33139Coordinates: 34°34′50″N 83°19′53″W / 34.58056°N 83.33139°W / 34.58056; -83.33139
Built 1903
Architect Prater,E.L.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

83000241

[1]
Added to NRHP April 7, 1983

The James B. Simmons House, also known as the Simmons-Bond House, was built in 1903 by the noted Georgia architect E. Levi Prater for James B. Simmons, a successful lumberman. The main occupants of the house have been the James B. Simmons and the Julius Belton Bond families. The property was add to the United States National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The house, located in downtown Toccoa, Georgia across from the county courthouse, is representative of the frame Queen Anne Style Greek Revival houses built in Northern Georgia around the turn of the Twentieth century.

Lumberman Simmons' utilized oak extensively throughout the house. Features include a built-in oak china cabinet, carved oak newel posts, dentil molding, extensive oak panels, oak pocket doors, and oak flooring.

Simmons-Bond House parlor
Simmons-Bond House dining room
View of the dining room alcove detailing the stained glass windows, pillars, and decorative dentil molding.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.