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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1859/00/00 Aaron H Jones, an Augusta stove and tin ware merchant, purchases the lot at the NW corner of McIntosh (7th) and Telfair Sts and begins building a two-story brick house with detached kitchen and servant's wing and a brick stable.
1860/00/00 Woodrow Wilson Home Trustees of the Presbyterian Church offer Rev Dr Wilson a raise and a new Manse. The recently erected house is bought from Aaron H Jones for $10,000.
1860/00/00 Joseph Ruggles Wilson Home Trustees of the Presbyterian Church offer Rev Dr Wilson a raise and a new Manse. The recently erected house is bought from Aaron H Jones for $10,000.
1860/12/00 Woodrow Wilson Life Tommy Wilson, standing at the gate of the Manse in Augusta, overhears from two men passing that Lincoln has been elected President and there will be war. Tommy runs inside to ask his father what this means. Election of Abraham Lincoln
1865/05/15 Woodrow Wilson Witness Tommy Wilson watches as Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, is led through the streets of Augusta in chains on his way to Fortress Monroe. Flight of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Cabinet
1911/11/19 Woodrow Wilson Visitor Governor Woodrow Wilson has lunch at the Manse with the Rev Dr Joseph R Sevier.

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Particulars for Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 28th February 1979

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Wilson, Woodrow, Boyhood Home
Registry Address: 419 7th St.
Registry Number: 79000746
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 3
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: c 1840
Associated People: Wilson,Woodrow
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic, Work in progress
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure

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