Conyers in Rockdale County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
House of Seven Gables
981 Green Street
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 33° 39.836′ N, 84° 0.93′ W. Marker is in Conyers, Georgia, in Rockdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Street Southeast and Scott Street Southeast, on the right when traveling south on Green Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 981 Green St SE, Conyers GA 30012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. Henry Quigg, D.D. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Fightin’ Joe” Wheeler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman at Conyers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conyers Station (approx. Rockdale County (approx. ¼ mile away); Conyers Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hightower Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lynching in America / Mob Violence in Lithonia (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conyers.
Regarding House of Seven Gables. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
The Almand-O’Kelley-Walker House is significant in architecture because it is a good and very intact example of a Reconstruction-era Folk Victorian-style Cottage with a large amount of original exterior and interior materials surviving. …
The house is also significant in social history for having been built at the exact time Rockdale County was formed and Conyers became a county seat … The owners of this house during the historic period were all involved in various activities of significance to the community. The first owner, John Henry Almand (1846-1918), who lived in the house in the 1870s, was a merchant, treasurer of the first Board of Education, and later county commissioner and organizer of the Conyers Institute School, as well as founder of the Bank of Rockdale. The second
Also see . . . Almand-O'Kelley-Walker House (PDF). National Register nomination submitted for the house, which was listed in 1998. (National Archives) (Submitted on May 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.