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Brahe House

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Built in 1850 by Frederick Adolphus Brahe, the Brahe House is an example of Sand Hills Cottage architecture in the Greek Revival style. Its construction in this style with a full English basement makes the house an unusual building in the Augusta Downtown Historic District. Most other houses of the period in this area were more traditional townhouses. - NPS

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Brahe House


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Particulars for Brahe House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Greek revival
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 11th April 1973

Registry Name: Brahe House
Registry Address: 456 Telfair St.
Registry Number: 73000640
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1850
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling

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