Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1906/00/00 The Chambers House, a central hallway residence, is built for William Harvey Chambers and his wife Minnie Garrison Chambers on land granted to his great-great grandfather, Lowry Gillespi, for his service in the American Revolution.
1910/00/00 William Chambers begins operating a general merchandise store in the old Nails Creek Church which was moved to his farm. Chambers will take cotton in payment for goods, sometimes 100 bales of cotton would be stacked on the lot.
1935/00/00 After closing the store, William Chambers turns all his attention to farming. His store went broke when the farmers were unable to pay their debts to him.

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Particulars for William Chambers House, Homer:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building plan Central passage plan
Area of Significance Commerce
Era Great Depression
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Historic Use Specialty Store

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th November 1996

Registry Name: Chambers, William, House
Registry Address: GA 51, approximately 1 mi. W of jct. with GA 59
Registry Number: 96001305
Resource Type: Building
Theme Group: Old Federal Road in Georgia's Banks and Franklin Counties MPS
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: central hallway
Area in Acres: 12
Contributing Buildings: 2
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Non-Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: c 1906, c 1910
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Specialty store
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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