Robert Toombs House

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Robert Toombs House
Robert Toombs Home-Washington, Georgia.jpg
Robert Toombs House is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
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[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Toombs House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  3. ^ Benjamin Levy (January 13, 1973). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Robert Toombs House PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying five photos, exterior, from 1970 PDF (32 KB)

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