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Richmond Hill Plantation, Ford Mansion, East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill, Bryan County, GA



B&W Photos

HB376094
BWPhotos 208693

HB376095
BWPhotos 208694

HB376096
BWPhotos 208695

HB376097
BWPhotos 208696

HB376098
BWPhotos 208697

HB376099
BWPhotos 208698

HB376100
BWPhotos 208699

HB376101
BWPhotos 208700

HB376102
BWPhotos 208701

HB376103
BWPhotos 208702

HB376104
BWPhotos 208703

HB376105
BWPhotos 208704

HB376106
BWPhotos 208705

HB376107
BWPhotos 208706

HB376108
BWPhotos 208707

HB376109
BWPhotos 208708

HB376110
BWPhotos 208709

HB376111
BWPhotos 208710

HB376112
BWPhotos 208711

HB376113
BWPhotos 208712

HB376114
BWPhotos 208713

HB376115
BWPhotos 208714

HB376116
BWPhotos 208715

HB376117
BWPhotos 208716

HB376118
BWPhotos 208717

HB376119
BWPhotos 208718


Item Title
BWPhotos 208718

Location
East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2348-F
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N790).
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
National Register Number: 78000966
Significance: The Ford Mansion was completed in 1937 as Henry and Clara Ford's "Southern style" winter residence. Mrs. Ford wanted a home featuring wide porches, columns, and spacious rooms like the Greek Revival style homes they had visited in such Georgia towns as Athens, Washington, and Savannah. They appreciated the beauty and privacy the surrounding Ways Station area had to offer.

Subjects
Mansions
Domestic Life
Adaptive Reuse


Related Names
Cutler, Edward J.
Bergen, Cletus W.
Ford, Henry
Ford, Clara
Diener, David, Photographer
Butler, Scott, Historian
Diener, David, Historian
Diener, David, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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