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Maj Francis Boykin House

  • Also Known As: Boykin Hall

  • Address: 820 GA 24
  • Vicinity: 10 mi (16 km) SE of Milledgeville off GA 24
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1785/00/00 Maj Francis Boykin Owner Philip Logan deeds 287 1-2 acres of land bounded on the southwest by the Oconee River to Francis Boykin and Zachariah Cantey for 100 pounds sterling. Here, Francis Boykin and his wife, Catherine Whitaker Boykin, establish a home.
1821/00/00 Daniel Pratt Architect Dr Samuel Boykin, gives up his medical practice to manage the family plantation. It is probable that either he or his father, Major Francis Boykin, built the house c 1821. The design of Boykin Hall is attributed to Daniel Pratt.
1821/08/21 Maj Francis Boykin Died Francis Boykin dies in Baldwin County at William Rutherford's. His life furnished an example of that steadfastness of habit which should characterize the Christian walk of all professors of religion. He is buried at the Samuel Boykin Family Cemetery.

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Particulars for Maj Francis Boykin House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Federal Style
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th November 1978

Registry Name: Boykin, Maj. Francis, House
Registry Address: 10 mi. (16 km) SE of Milledgeville off GA 24
Registry Number: 78000959
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Pratt,Daniel
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Federal
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: c 1821
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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