Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Maria Randolph added
Portico Facing S
Erected by W-WHF (Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
Location. 33° 44.19′ N, 82° 43.979′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) and Poplar Drive, on the left when traveling east on East Robert Toombs Avenue. Marker is mounted on the iron fence surrounding the antebellum home, next to the gate at the end of the walk leading to the house's south portico and main entry. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 East Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sims-Beggs House (within shouting distance of this marker); K.A. Wilheit House Queen Anne Style (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarver-Maynard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Dugas Home (about 300 feet away); Home of Robert Toombs (about 300 feet away); Washington-Wilkes Historical Museum (about 400 feet away); Dyson House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
More about this marker. The marker and house are located within the East Robert Toombs Historic District (a National Historic District), for which Wisteria Hall is a contributing structure.
Regarding Wisteria Hall. Wisteria Hall is also known as the Beard-Randolph-Colley-Wilkersham House. The additions made by Maria Randolph were completed prior to 1827. The building is an example of Federal style architecture.
(Source: Image hbo0226, Hubert B. Owens Collection, box 45, Owens Library, University of Georgia, Athens, GA)
The guests noted on the marker are U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, and Logan Edwin Bleckly,
Additional keywords. Beard, Colley, Wilkersham, East Robert Toombs Historic District
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2019, by Bobby Akart of Washington, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.