Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rose Hill / Mott-Fox-Huguley House
The Rose Hill community received its name from resident Mrs. James Carter Cook, who suggested it in reference to the numerous area homes with lovely rose gardens. The community traces its origins prior to the Civil War when several large estates occupied the area. During the latter part of the 19th century, these estates were sub-divided. A mix of affluent and middle class residents occupied the homes built afterward and shaped the community. Victorian is the predominant architectural style in Rose Hill. In the late 20th century, the area became the home of several medical offices.
Located at 2027 6th Avenue, this home and carriage house was built by J. Randolph and A.E. Mott in 1892. The Motts lived in the house briefly before selling the property to their son, James Randolph Mott, and his wife, Annie Mott. For most of the 20th century, Jacob and Kathryn Fox owned the house. In 1950 owner M.C. Huguley divided it into apartments. In 2008, Col. and Mrs. Terry Wilson rehabilitated the home for offices. The house is an excellent example of the Queen Anne style, featuring an asymmetrical
Erected 2013 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Colonel and Mrs. Terry Wilson, and Historic Columbus.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 32° 29.049′ N, 84° 59.128′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 21st Street, on the left when traveling north on 6th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2027 6th Avenue, Columbus GA 31904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alma Woodsey Thomas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colored Department of the City Hospital / Doctors and Nurses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Establishment of Memorial Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eugene J. Bullard, 1895-1961 / World’s First Black Combat Aviator (approx. half a mile away); City Mills (approx. half a mile away); Columbus' First Jewish Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Brigadier General Henry Lewis Benning (approx. half a mile away); Linwood Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.