H. G. W. Mayberry House

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H. G. W. Mayberry House
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H.G.W. Mayberry House, September 2014.
H. G. W. Mayberry House is located in Tennessee
H. G. W. Mayberry House
H. G. W. Mayberry House is located in the US
H. G. W. Mayberry House
Location Bear Creek Rd. 1/2 mi. W of Carters Creek Pike, Franklin, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°52′9″N 86°58′7″W / 35.86917°N 86.96861°W / 35.86917; -86.96861Coordinates: 35°52′9″N 86°58′7″W / 35.86917°N 86.96861°W / 35.86917; -86.96861
Area 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built 1856
Architect Lilly,Pryor
Architectural style Greek Revival and Italianate
MPS Williamson County MRA[1]
NRHP Reference # 88000363 [1]
Added to NRHP April 13, 1988
Williamson County Historical Marker - Mayberry-Bailey Plantation

The H. G. W. Mayberry House, also known as Beechwood Hall, is a historic antebellum plantation house built in 1856 in Franklin, Tennessee.[1]

Plantation house[edit]

Beechwood Hall was the manor house of one of the three largest plantations in Williamson, prior to the American Civil War. It had more than 1,000 acres (400 ha) in area, and had many slaves laboring on it. The mansion's original owners were Sophronia Hunter Mayberry and Henry George Washington Mayberry

It includes Greek Revival and Italianate style architectural elements.[1]

The other two contenders for Williamson County's largest plantation are those of the Samuel F. Glass House plantation, and the "Ravenswood" plantation (James H. Wilson House), both also NRHP-listed.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Thomason Associates and Tennessee Historical Commission (February 1988). "Historic Resources of Williamson County (Partial Inventory of Historic and Architectural Properties), National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination" (PDF). National Park Service.