Hilton (Columbus, Georgia)

Hilton in Columbus, Georgia was built in 1843 for Dr. Lovick Pierce, who bought the land in 1838. It was built as a "comfortable" four-room house on its own city block, with a driveway avenue of cedar trees leading to it from Macon Road.[2]

Hilton
Hilton house (in 1897), Columbus, GA, US.jpg
The house in 1897
Hilton (Columbus, Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Hilton (Columbus, Georgia)
Hilton (Columbus, Georgia) is located in the United States
Hilton (Columbus, Georgia)
Location2505 Macon Rd., Columbus, Georgia
Coordinates32°28′24″N 84°57′14″W / 32.47333°N 84.95389°W / 32.47333; -84.95389Coordinates: 32°28′24″N 84°57′14″W / 32.47333°N 84.95389°W / 32.47333; -84.95389
Area6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built1843
Architectural styleItalian Villa
NRHP reference No.72000390[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 20, 1972

He was a medical doctor in Philadelphia and became a Methodist minister.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The NRHP listing included 6 acres (2.4 ha) with two contributing buildings.[1]

Its architecture is described as "Italian Villa" style,[2] which may relate to Italianate architecture.

The house was restored in 1936.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d Mrs. James J.W. Biggers, Jr. (March 23, 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hilton". National Park Service. Retrieved August 19, 2016. with photo from 1867, a map, and photo from 1955