Tag Archives: North Georgia Office Buildings

Parrish-Billue House, 1810, Clinton

This home was built for one of Jones County’s earliest settlers, Captain John Parrish, who also served as an early county commissioner. During the the March to the Sea, the residence was briefly occupied by Union General Kirkpatrick as a temporary headquarters. The smaller structure attached to the right side of the house was built in 1821 and in 1830 served as the law office of Alfred Iverson, Sr., and Samuel Lowther. Iverson went on to serve in the Georgia legislature, the House of Representatives, and the United States Senate. His son, Alfred Iverson, Jr., served as a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army.

Old Clinton Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Vernacular Office Building, Devereux

I’m tentatively identifying this as an office building, but it may have been a store.

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Vernacular Office Building, Homer

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Though expanded and moved a short distance, this structure dates to the early settlement of Homer. It may have been a lawyer’s office, considering its proximity to the courthouse. Typical of the era, it featured a vernacular interpretation of the Greek Revival. It’s located in the yard of the Jolly House.

Homer Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --BANKS COUNTY GA--, Homer GA