Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Sarah Hillhouse
Her home was enlarged to its present form in 1869, when Gabriel Toombs acquired the property, and moved the end rooms from the Toombs Plantation on log rollers and added them to the house. Toombs and his descendants lived here for more than a century.
Erected 1995 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 157-32.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.202′ N, 82° 44.127′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) and East Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west on East Robert Toombs Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 East Robert Toombs Ave, Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); Toombs-Anderson House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Episcopal Church of the Mediator (within shouting distance of this marker); Dyson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver S. Dyson House (about 400 feet away); Home of Robert Toombs (about 400 feet away); Tarver-Maynard House (about 500 feet away); Norris House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Additional keywords. Women, Newspapers
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Communications • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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