DeLaigle House, 1873, Augusta

This Second Empire Victorian was built by Augusta contractor William Henry Goodrich for Mary Clark DeLaigle. Mrs. DeLaigle, a widow, was the subject of the last duel in Augusta, held at Sand Bar Ferry. Her tenant, Charles Dawson Tilley challenged George Ratcliffe to duel in defense of Mrs. DeLaigle’s honor, but was gravely wounded and died in the house after the duel.

Augusta Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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