Meadow Garden (Augusta, Georgia)

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George Walton House
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Meadow Garden, 2006
Meadow Garden (Augusta, Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Meadow Garden (Augusta, Georgia)
Location 1320 Independence Drive, Augusta, Georgia, 30901
Coordinates 33°28′25″N 81°58′48″W / 33.47361°N 81.98000°W / 33.47361; -81.98000Coordinates: 33°28′25″N 81°58′48″W / 33.47361°N 81.98000°W / 33.47361; -81.98000
Built 1794
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76000646
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 19, 1976[1]
Designated NHL December 21, 1981[2]

Meadow Garden, is a historic house museum in Augusta, Georgia. It was home of George Walton, one of Georgia's three signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, and later a governor of Georgia and a U.S. senator. Meadow Garden is also the ancestral home of the renowned southern female writer and socialite, Octavia Walton Le Vert. Meadow Garden exhibits eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European and American Decorative Arts and a period garden. A significant national landmark, Meadow Garden is Georgia's oldest house museum, saved and established by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1901.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "George Walton House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  3. ^ Note: A National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination document should be available upon request from the National Park Service for this site, but it appears not to be available on-line from the NPS Focus search site.

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