Fairbanks House (Fernandina Beach, Florida)

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Fairbanks House
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Fairbanks House (Fernandina Beach, Florida) is located in Florida
Fairbanks House (Fernandina Beach, Florida)
Fairbanks House (Fernandina Beach, Florida) is located in the US
Fairbanks House (Fernandina Beach, Florida)
Location Fernandina Beach, Florida
Coordinates 30°40′02″N 81°27′38″W / 30.66736°N 81.46055°W / 30.66736; -81.46055Coordinates: 30°40′02″N 81°27′38″W / 30.66736°N 81.46055°W / 30.66736; -81.46055
Built 1885
Architect R. V. Schuyler
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP reference # 73000592
Added to NRHP June 4, 1973

The Fairbanks House (also known as the Maj. George R. Fairbanks House) is a historic site in Fernandina Beach, Florida. It was built in 1885 for George Rainsford Fairbanks. R. S. Schuyler was the building's architect. It is located at 227 South 7th Street. On June 4, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Built as a surprise for his wife, it was reported not to have gone over well and became known as "Fairbanks Folly".[1][2]

It operates as the Fairbanks House Bed & Breakfast.[3]

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