Cowles–Woodruff House

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Cowles House
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Cowles–Woodruff House is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Cowles–Woodruff House
Cowles–Woodruff House is located in the US
Cowles–Woodruff House
Location 988 Bond St., Macon, Georgia
Coordinates 32°50′32″N 83°38′4″W / 32.84222°N 83.63444°W / 32.84222; -83.63444Coordinates: 32°50′32″N 83°38′4″W / 32.84222°N 83.63444°W / 32.84222; -83.63444
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1836 (1836)
Architect Elam Alexander
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 71000251[1]
Added to NRHP June 21, 1971

The Cowles–Woodruff House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Cowles House and also known as the Woodruff House or the Cowles–Bond House, is owned by Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. It is an antebellum home the overlooks downtown Macon. It was used by General Wilson as his residence and headquarters during the occupation of Macon.[2] It is named for its first two owners. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 21, 1971. It is located at 988 Bond Street.

It was built in 1836 and is an example of Greek revival architecture. It is used for university special events.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Woodruff House". The New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press. Retrieved March 25, 2010.