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Nicholas M. Block House, 1900, Macon

This stunning Mediterranean Revival villa was built for Cincinnati-born Macon entrepreneur Nicholas M. Block, who owned the Central City Ice Manufacturing and the Dempsey Hotel. In 1923 it was purchased by Samuel Coleman II, owner of the Cherokee Brick Company. It was meticulously restored by the Ben Porter family in the 1970s.

Macon Historic District, National Register of Historic Places


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L. M. Heard House, 1909, Elberton

Historic Elberton GA Heard House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Built by architect William Wallis for Luther Martin Heard and featuring a Ludowici tile roof, this is one of Elberton’s grandest homes. It’s still owned by a descendant of Mr. Heard.

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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