Bacon-Fraser House

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Bacon-Fraser House
Bacon-Fraser house Hinesville GA USA.jpg
Bacon-Fraser House is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Bacon-Fraser House
Location 208 E. Court St., Hinesville, Georgia
Coordinates 31°50′53″N 81°35′37″W / 31.84806°N 81.59361°W / 31.84806; -81.59361Coordinates: 31°50′53″N 81°35′37″W / 31.84806°N 81.59361°W / 31.84806; -81.59361
Area 3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Built 1839
Architectural style Plantation Plain
NRHP reference # 85000848[1]
Added to NRHP April 18, 1985

The Bacon-Fraser House is a historic home in Hinesville, Georgia in Liberty County, Georgia, built in 1839, two years after Hinesville was founded. It is a two-story Plantation Plain style house with weatherboard sides. The house is raised and rests on Savannah brick piers. A rear shed room and ell addition was added in 1979, built on foundations that are believed to have been original to rear rooms that were removed in 1923.[2]

During the American Civil War, General Sherman's army occupied the plantation in 1864 and burned some of the outbuildings.[3] The house is far back from Court Street but there is a historical marker near the street.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

It is the only building surviving from Hinesville's early settlement period.[2]

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