Platt-Brooks-Smith House, Circa 1830, Lexington

Lexington GA Oglethorpe County Platt Brooks Smith House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2015

This Federal Style landmark was built as an I-House with later owners expanding it to its present appearance. The columns and portico were added in the mid-19th century and the first floor, originally a basement, was expanded into a full floor in the 1890s.

Lexington GA Oglethorpe County Willingham Watkins House Door Entryway Porch Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2015

L. D. Andrew took the shots below for the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1936. Note the ornate medallion in the second photograph. Photographs Courtesy Library of Congress.

Lexington GA Photographer L D Andrew Judge Platt House 1936 HABS Library of Congress

Lexington GA Photographer L D Andrew Judge Platt House Interior View Ceiling Medallion 1936 HABS Library of Congress

Lexington Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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