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Starting A Georgia Cottage Food Business
Starting A Georgia Cottage Food Business
Published: 2016/07/12
Channel: Michelle Towler
Cottage Home for Sale in Oakhurst Decatur GA
Cottage Home for Sale in Oakhurst Decatur GA
Published: 2013/08/31
Channel: nestatlanta
Cottage Food Regulations in Georgia - November 2012
Cottage Food Regulations in Georgia - November 2012
Published: 2013/02/06
Channel: ugaExtension
Tranquil and Inviting Cottage in Atlanta, Georgia
Tranquil and Inviting Cottage in Atlanta, Georgia
Published: 2016/10/12
Channel: Sotheby's International Realty
Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta- You can RENT this Tiny House!
Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta- You can RENT this Tiny House!
Published: 2017/03/08
Channel: relaxshacksDOTcom
JEKYLL ISLAND STATE OF GEORGIA, CRANE COTTAGE
JEKYLL ISLAND STATE OF GEORGIA, CRANE COTTAGE
Published: 2011/01/22
Channel: TOPCAMERAMAN
FILMING REAL ESTATE with DJI. Southern Living Cottage at Lake Oconee , Georgia
FILMING REAL ESTATE with DJI. Southern Living Cottage at Lake Oconee , Georgia
Published: 2014/10/25
Channel: AERIALPXL.COM
Beautiful Stone Cottage in NW Georgia
Beautiful Stone Cottage in NW Georgia
Published: 2014/07/04
Channel: Front Door Productions
Highlands Cottage by Sliding Rock Cabins, in Ellijay, Georgia
Highlands Cottage by Sliding Rock Cabins, in Ellijay, Georgia
Published: 2015/08/09
Channel: HorizonAviation
Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta, GA &  Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta, GA
Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta, GA & Tiny Urban Cottage in Atlanta, GA
Published: 2017/05/19
Channel: Go Tiny House Hunting
Getting Started on a Cottage Food permit
Getting Started on a Cottage Food permit
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: WSDAgov
Renovated Cottage House in the Mill Village for rent in Monroe georgia
Renovated Cottage House in the Mill Village for rent in Monroe georgia
Published: 2016/04/18
Channel: James Draper
BRICK ELEVATION - AMICALOLA COTTAGE GA 107 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC.
BRICK ELEVATION - AMICALOLA COTTAGE GA 107 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC.
Published: 2013/07/15
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
Georgia
Georgia's how to make a cottage on minecraft
Published: 2014/07/30
Channel: Georgia Hughes
How To Start A Cottage Food Business In Georgia - Be Safe Than Sorry!
How To Start A Cottage Food Business In Georgia - Be Safe Than Sorry!
Published: 2017/07/17
Channel: RuralMoney.com
Retreat Cottage - 5BR Beach House - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Retreat Cottage - 5BR Beach House - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Published: 2014/05/07
Channel: GBR LLC
Jackie
Jackie's Cottage - Mermaid Cottages - Tybee Island GA
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: Diane Kaufman
Skipjack Cottage circa 1929   Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals   Tybee Island GA
Skipjack Cottage circa 1929 Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals Tybee Island GA
Published: 2017/03/05
Channel: Diane Kaufman
Crane Cottage Jekyll Is Georgia Pt 1
Crane Cottage Jekyll Is Georgia Pt 1
Published: 2014/03/12
Channel: George Sloane
Alexis & David // Wedding Film //Historic Cottage Roswell Ga
Alexis & David // Wedding Film //Historic Cottage Roswell Ga
Published: 2017/07/31
Channel: JustGaston
Custom Built Bungalow/Cottage in Senoia, Georgia | Cindy Bar
Custom Built Bungalow/Cottage in Senoia, Georgia | Cindy Bar
Published: 2016/07/02
Channel: Accents Virtual Tours - Peachtree City/Atlanta, Georgia
3021 Sea Island Drive Cottage 302, Sea Island, GA 31561
3021 Sea Island Drive Cottage 302, Sea Island, GA 31561
Published: 2016/03/24
Channel: luxvt video
Emmeline Cottage - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Emmeline Cottage - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Published: 2013/01/08
Channel: GBR LLC
SEA ISLAND GEORGIA  PENTHOUSE COTTAGE 2014
SEA ISLAND GEORGIA PENTHOUSE COTTAGE 2014
Published: 2014/04/10
Channel: barefootvideoprod
The Cottage Vineyard and Winery
The Cottage Vineyard and Winery
Published: 2015/01/21
Channel: Alpine Helen-White County CVB
Magnolia Cottage - Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals - Tybee Island GA
Magnolia Cottage - Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals - Tybee Island GA
Published: 2015/03/04
Channel: Diane Kaufman
Old Love Cottage circa 1921 - Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals - Tybee Island GA
Old Love Cottage circa 1921 - Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals - Tybee Island GA
Published: 2016/02/20
Channel: Diane Kaufman
McCarthy Cottage--FDR
McCarthy Cottage--FDR's First Home in Warm Springs, Georgia
Published: 2011/04/27
Channel: Terry James
1 Coast Cottage, Ocean Front Home For Sale, Simons Island, GA
1 Coast Cottage, Ocean Front Home For Sale, Simons Island, GA
Published: 2016/12/27
Channel: Page Aiken
1 Coast Cottage, St. Ocean Front Home For Sale, Simons Island, GA
1 Coast Cottage, St. Ocean Front Home For Sale, Simons Island, GA
Published: 2016/12/18
Channel: Page Aiken
Whispering Palms on Tybee Island GA - presented by Oceanfront Cottage Rentals
Whispering Palms on Tybee Island GA - presented by Oceanfront Cottage Rentals
Published: 2013/07/01
Channel: Oceanfront Cottage Rentals
Mermaid Cottages: Walking Cottage to Cottage- Tybee Island Georgia
Mermaid Cottages: Walking Cottage to Cottage- Tybee Island Georgia
Published: 2008/12/22
Channel: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals, Tybee Island GA
Georgia
Georgia's Birthday, at cottage
Published: 2009/01/04
Channel: Barney Bayliss
Crane Cottage Jekyll Is Georgia Pt 2
Crane Cottage Jekyll Is Georgia Pt 2
Published: 2014/03/12
Channel: George Sloane
St. Simons Island, GA: Atlantus Cottage
St. Simons Island, GA: Atlantus Cottage
Published: 2009/07/16
Channel: GBR LLC
Georgia mountains The Cottage Winery
Georgia mountains The Cottage Winery
Published: 2015/06/23
Channel: Patrick Barfield
St. Simons Island, GA: Avonlea Cottage
St. Simons Island, GA: Avonlea Cottage
Published: 2009/12/12
Channel: GBR LLC
1930
1930's Tudor Cottage 81 2nd Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Published: 2014/08/16
Channel: Virtual Studio Innovations
AMICALOLA COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN 05168,  MICHAEL W. GARRELL,  - GARRELL ASSOC. INC.  GA 92
AMICALOLA COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN 05168, MICHAEL W. GARRELL, - GARRELL ASSOC. INC. GA 92
Published: 2012/07/17
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
Sea Island GA Cottage 200 229 W Fifth St.
Sea Island GA Cottage 200 229 W Fifth St.
Published: 2017/02/02
Channel: Clay Edwards
Drifting Cottage-Busy Bee Vacations-Savannah GA
Drifting Cottage-Busy Bee Vacations-Savannah GA
Published: 2013/01/22
Channel: wdbar084
In Georgia there is a French Country Grand Cottage for sale. In beautiful Morgan County.
In Georgia there is a French Country Grand Cottage for sale. In beautiful Morgan County.
Published: 2013/11/09
Channel: Featuring a French Country Grand Cottage with 7 acres
The Perfect Jekyll Island Cottage
The Perfect Jekyll Island Cottage
Published: 2017/02/09
Channel: The How-to Guru
HOT SPRINGS COTTAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, GA 109 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES,INC.
HOT SPRINGS COTTAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, GA 109 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES,INC.
Published: 2013/12/11
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
LODGEMONT COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN BY GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC. MICHAEL W. GARRELL GA 70
LODGEMONT COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN BY GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC. MICHAEL W. GARRELL GA 70
Published: 2011/11/17
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
AMICALOLA COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN 12068 PART 2, GA 114 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC.
AMICALOLA COTTAGE HOUSE PLAN 12068 PART 2, GA 114 MICHAEL W. GARRELL, GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC.
Published: 2014/04/28
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
Scenic Lake Lanier Waterfront Cottage At 6342 Chesla Drive, Gainesville, GA 30506
Scenic Lake Lanier Waterfront Cottage At 6342 Chesla Drive, Gainesville, GA 30506
Published: 2017/06/13
Channel: Arthur Prescott
Blue Star Cottage-Mermaid Cottages-Tybee Island GA
Blue Star Cottage-Mermaid Cottages-Tybee Island GA
Published: 2013/11/30
Channel: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals, Tybee Island GA
FERN CREEK COTTAGE BY GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC. MICHAEL W. GARRELL GA 78
FERN CREEK COTTAGE BY GARRELL ASSOCIATES, INC. MICHAEL W. GARRELL GA 78
Published: 2012/03/01
Channel: garrellassociatesinc
FOR SALE - Mossy Oaks Cottage: 814 S. Beachview Dr. Jekyll Island, Georgia
FOR SALE - Mossy Oaks Cottage: 814 S. Beachview Dr. Jekyll Island, Georgia
Published: 2016/11/07
Channel: Bob Piljay, Realtor
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Georgia Cottage
Georgia Cottage.jpg
HABS photo of Georgia Cottage in 1963
Georgia Cottage is located in Alabama
Georgia Cottage
Georgia Cottage is located in the US
Georgia Cottage
Location 2564 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, Alabama
Coordinates 30°41′47″N 88°6′0″W / 30.69639°N 88.10000°W / 30.69639; -88.10000Coordinates: 30°41′47″N 88°6′0″W / 30.69639°N 88.10000°W / 30.69639; -88.10000
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1840
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 72000170[1]
Added to NRHP September 14, 1972

Georgia Cottage, also known as the Augusta Evans Wilson House, is a historic residence in Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 1972, based on its association with Augusta Jane Evans.[1] She was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth century and the first female author in the United States to earn over $100,000 for her work, but has been largely forgotten in recent times.[2][3][4]

History[edit]

Colonel John Murrell of Georgia had the Greek Revival style house built in 1840 for his daughter, Mrs. William A. Hardaway. It was then sold in 1855 to Alfred Batre. Augusta Jane Evans purchased the house from Batre in 1857 for her father, Matthew R. Evans, with the proceeds from her first book, Inez: A Tale of the Alamo. Matthew Evans had relocated his family to Mobile from San Antonio, Texas in 1849.[5]

Augusta Evans went on to write two of her most famous novels at Georgia Cottage, Macaria and St. Elmo. She married Lorenzo Madison Wilson in the parlor of the house in 1868. Following her marriage she moved into her husband's Greek Revival mansion, Ashland, namesake of the modern Ashland Place neighborhood. Georgia Cottage remained in the Evans family until 1879, when it was sold to Andrew Damrell. Damrell's heirs sold it in 1926 to J.N. Brownlee, and it was subsequently purchased by Dr. Edward Simmons Sledge in 1935.[2][5]

Dr. Sledge's son, Eugene Bondurant Sledge, grew up at Georgia Cottage. He served in the United States Marines during World War II and became a noted university professor and author. His memoir With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa was, in part, the basis for Ken Burn's PBS documentary, The War, and the HBO miniseries, The Pacific.[6]

Architecture and grounds[edit]

Although now deep within the Mobile city limits, Georgia Cottage was a country house when originally built. Slave labor was utilized in its construction.[5]

The one-story wood-frame structure, on a brick foundation, is a stylistic blending of Gulf Coast cottage and Greek Revival forms. It has matching side wings to each side of the main block and a hipped roof.[5]

The house is situated at the end of a long avenue of live oaks, planted prior to 1840. The avenue is listed with Alabama's Famous and Historic Trees Program.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Augusta Jane Evans Wilson". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909)". New Encyclopedia of Georgia. Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  4. ^ Sledge, John (2003). "Augusta Jane Evans". The American Center for Artists. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Hardaway-Wilson House (Georgia Cottage)" (PDF). Historic American Buildings Survey. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  6. ^ "Eugene B. Sledge". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  7. ^ "Alabama's Famous & Historic Trees Program - 2003" (PDF). Alabama Forestry Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 20, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 

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