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Barrowville

  • Also Known As: Col. William McKinley House

  • Address: GA 22 - 24
  • Vicinity: E of Milledgeville
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1858/07/27 Col William McKinley Home William McKinley sets the cornerstone for his new brick house,made of bricks kilned by McKinley at a brickyard he set up for this purpose. The house is named for his first wife, Patience Barrow.
1859/01/00 Andrew Jackson Downing Contributing Architect Barrowville, finished shortly after the new year, is based on Design No 26 from A J Downing's book "The Architecture of Country Houses".
1864/11/00 Captain John McWilliams Union Captain 10,000 of William Sherman's Union soldiers camp at Barrowville. Sherman's March to the Sea
1864/11/00 William T Sherman Union Commander 10,000 of William Sherman's Union soldiers camp at Barrowville. Sherman's March to the Sea

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Particulars for Barrowville:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Level of Significance Local
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th December 1978

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Barrowville
Registry Address: E of Milledgeville on GA 2224
Registry Number: 78000958
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Downing,A.J.; Demarest,Mr.
Architectural Style: Gothic revival
Area in Acres: 3
Contributing Buildings: 3
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1858, 1859
Associated People: McKinley,Col. William
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure

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