John Calvin Owings House

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John Calvin Owings House
John Calvin Owings House, HABS Photo, November 1986 – March 1987
John Calvin Owings House is located in South Carolina
John Calvin Owings House
Location 787 W. Main St., Laurens, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°29′38″N 82°1′43″W / 34.49389°N 82.02861°W / 34.49389; -82.02861Coordinates: 34°29′38″N 82°1′43″W / 34.49389°N 82.02861°W / 34.49389; -82.02861
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1896 (1896)
Built by Barber,George F. & Co.
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002520[1]
Added to NRHP February 23, 1978

John Calvin Owings House is a historic home located at Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina. It was designed by noted architect George Franklin Barber and built in 1896. It is a 2 1/2-story, Queen Anne style frame dwelling. It features high multiple roofs, turrets, oriels, cresting, turned spindles, and porches. The projecting front gable includes a decorated second-story portico. Also on the property are four contributing outbuildings.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Ruth K. LaForge, Mary Ann Eddy, and Steve Smith (August 1977). "John Calvin Owings House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. 
  3. ^ "John Calvin Owings House, Laurens County (787 W. Main St., Laurens)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014. 

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