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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harris-Hall-Bennett House

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
1. Harris-Hall-Bennett House Marker
Macon Historic District
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Inscription.  
This property has
been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 32° 50.452′ N, 83° 38.068′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Nisbet Place, on the left when traveling west on Georgia Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 990 Georgia Ave, Macon GA 31201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); P.L. Hay House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cowles-Bond House (about 400 feet away); Temple Beth Israel (about 700 feet away); Historic Macon (about 800 feet away); Judge Asa Holt House (about 800 feet away); Fencing from Findlay Foundry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dick Wooley's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Regarding Harris-Hall-Bennett House. According to a Facebook post by The Georgia
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
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Trust for Historic Preservation, Eugene and Mary Ayers Harris built the house in 1902. But some references — such as the following excerpt from Then & Now: Macon by Glenda Barnes Bozeman (2010) — refer to the house at the Pliny-Hall-Bennett House:
The Pliny-Hall-Bennett House at 990 Georgia Avenue, a five-story Greek Revival townhouse, is sometimes referred to as "Uncle Pliny's house" after a former resident who is said to inhabit it in spite of having passed away. Built aroun 1902 on top of the spring and reservoir originally belonging to the Hay House, its basement contains a domed, circular chamber with a pool of water emanating from an underground spring …

 
Also see . . .
1. The Bennett House, 990 Georgia Ave. Facebook post with photographs of the house, reputedly Macon's most haunted. (Macon Georgia Then and Now, posted Oct. 15, 2017) (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. The Bennett House - A Podcast. Youtube video about the house and its current owner's restoration of it. (Uploaded by ElliotJamesEnt on May 8, 2017) (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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