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WASHINGTON, GEORGIA 30673

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Mills-Bryson Home
c.1778
Historic Washington, Georgia Wilkes County
Offered at 179k!

One of kind rare Historic c.1778 Mills-Bryson home.The oldest Surviving structures in Wilkes county & One of the oldest in the entire state of Georgia.Historians state that Elijah Clarke & John Dooley held secret meetings here to combine forces against the invasion of British at the Battle of Kettle Creek.

The home was moved and set on the old original stone foundation which included field stone bases under the massive chimney.

Lumber & Framing material are all Hand made.The corner post are all hewed “V” shaped timbers (Hog Trough Beams). The decking flooring,studs, weather board,& Interior paneling are all hand sawed or hewed & hand dressed.

In-town location in Historic Washington on a beautiful Acre lot surrounded by old cedars,confederate roses and early plantings.

FIRST HOME TO NANCY MILLS SIMONS MERCER THE DAUGHTER OF JOHN MILLS WHO MOVED TO WILKES COUNTY AND SETTLED ON A LAND GRANT ON THE NORTH SIDE OF LITTLE RIVER (DENNIS’ MILL) NEAR WRIGHTSBORO ROAD WHEN SHE WAS VERY YOUNG. NACY MARRIED ABRAHAM SIMONS WHO WAS A QUITE A WEALTHY MERCHANT AND TAVERN OWNER AND SERVED IN THE GEORGIA LEGISLATURE. AFTER HIS DEATH NANCY MARRIED THE NOTABLE REV. JESSE MERCER DECEMBER 11,1827. THEY FORMED A POWERFUL TEAM WITH HIS SPIRTUAL LEADERSHIP AND HER WEALTH FROM THE SIMON ESTATE.THEIR EFFORTS AS SUPPORTERS OF EDUCATION LED TO THE FOUNDING OF MERCER INSTITUE IN PENFEILD GEORGIA 1833,BECOMING A UNIVERSITY IN 1837. THE HOUSE IS NOTED ON 1877 CALLAWAY MAP AND 1901 COLOUMBUS GRANADE MAP OF AS BRANHAM.

Offered at 179K!
For More Details and Private Showings
please contact David Rainey
phone 706-410-7403
david@raineyandco.com

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