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Joel Chandler Harris House, 1050 Gordon Street, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Item Title


Location
1050 Gordon Street, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2182
Building/structure dates: 1881 initial construction
National Register Number: 66000281
Significance: Historically significant as the former home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the "Uncle Remus" tales and other negro dialect stories. He lived here from 1881 until his death in 1908. Architecturally, an interesting Queen Anne residence.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION AND NORTHWEST CORNER
3. NORTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE ELEVATIONS, SHOWING PORCHES
4. EAST SIDE ELEVATION
5. SOUTH (REAR) AND WEST SIDE ELEVATIONS
6. SOUTH (REAR) ELEVATION
7. NORTH (FRONT) ENTRY AND PORCH DETAIL
8. FIRST FLOOR, FRONT STAIRHALL, STAIRWAY AND MANTLE
9. FIRST FLOOR, WEST FRONT, PARLOR, SHOWING THREE STAINED GLASS WINDOWS ON THE WEST WALL
10. FIRST FLOOR, WEST FRONT, PARLOR, MANTLE ON EAST WALL
11. FIRST FLOOR, DINING ROOM
12. SECOND FLOOR, JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS' BEDROOM, WINDOW ON EAST WALL


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