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Stafford Plantation, Playhouse, Cumberland Island, Camden County, GA



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B&W Photos

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BWPhotos 208802

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BWPhotos 208804

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BWPhotos 208805

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BWPhotos 208806

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BWPhotos 208807


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Item Title


Location
Playhouse, Cumberland%25252BIsland, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2360-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N920).
Building/structure dates: 1820 initial construction
Significance: It is a small, one-room house, constructed ca. 1820 on the plantation of Robert Stafford, Jr., who was the largest landowner on Cumberland Island by the middle of the 19th century. The exterior walls of the playhouse were built of tabby construction, and originally stuccoed. Wood framing supports the roof, and a brick chimney is centrally located along the north wall. Wood paneling was installed and a closet inserted in the interior some time in the late 19th century...

Subjects
Outbuildings
Building Deterioration
Playrooms


Related Names
Stafford, Robert
Schara, Mark, Field Team
Davidson, Paul A., Field Team
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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