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Cherry Mansion, 101 Main Street, Savannah, Hardin County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1082928
Historic American Buildings Survey, Copy Of Old Photo.

HB1082929
General View And West Riverfront Elevation

HB1082930
General View, Looking Southeast

HB1082931
General View And Main East Elevation

HB1082932
East Elevation

HB1082933
North Elevation

HB1082934
General View, Looking Southeast

HB1082935
Detail Of West Porch

HB1082936
Main Stairway, North Wall Of Hall


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Location
101 Main Street, Savannah, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-141
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-44).
Building/structure dates: 1850 initial construction
Significance: This attractive residence, situated high above the Tennessee River, was built in 1849 by David Robinson for his son-in-law, William H. Cherry. The house is famous for its use as a Federal Headquarters by Major Generals C.F. Smith, U.S. Grant, Don Carlos Buell and W.H.L. Wallace, during the Battle of Shiloh, a few miles to the southwest. The modified, white Georgian building faces west to the river with a handsome two-level porch. The site terraces down to the river.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, COPY OF OLD PHOTO.
2. GENERAL VIEW AND WEST RIVERFRONT ELEVATION
3. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST. THE STONE STRUCTURE IS AN OVERLOOK (See also Cherry Mansion, Overlook, HABS No. TN-141-A).
4. GENERAL VIEW AND MAIN EAST ELEVATION
5. EAST ELEVATION
6. NORTH ELEVATION
7. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST. See HABS No. TN-141-3 for note on the stone structure.
8. DETAIL OF WEST PORCH
9. MAIN STAIRWAY, NORTH WALL OF HALL


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