Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
In addition to the exceptional architectural design, Swan House features embellishments by several noted artist. Naturalist, muralist, and eminent bird painter Athos Menaboni decorated Mrs. Inman’s dressing room. Herbert J. Millard hand-carved wood components throughout the home and prominent interior decorator Ruby Ross Wood consulted on several of the main rooms.
In 1966, under the leadership of Mrs. Ivan Allen Jr., the Atlanta Historical Society purchased Swan House and most of its original furnishings, ranging from 18th-century antiques to 20th-century objects. Swan House opened to the public in 1967 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and a City designated Landmark. The property encompasses 22 acres of gardens and forest, all original components of Shutze’s novel site plan.
Erected 2013 by Atlanta Historical Center.
Location. 33° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3099 Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Siege Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gov. John M. Slaton (approx. ¼ mile away); Ward's Div. Encamped (approx. 0.4 miles away); 20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. (approx. half a mile away); “The Storyteller” (approx. 0.6 miles away); 4th A.C. at Buckhead (approx. ¾ mile away); Sardis Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Cheshire Bridge Road (was approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Swan House. (Submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.