American Foursquare House, Glynn County

This house is a bit of a landmark on US 17, north of Brunswick. I notice it every time I drive past it, because it seems so out of place. Its condition is rapidly deteriorating. It appears to have been built in the American Foursquare style, with slight modifications. I’m sure it’s one of the oldest houses on US 17 in Glynn County.

Update: As of late 2019, this house has been demolished.

16 thoughts on “American Foursquare House, Glynn County

  1. Chuck Yeargin

    This house has some significant fire damage in one of the upstairs bedrooms; I was on the first fire engine on scene when it happened.

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  2. Chris Chapman

    This house looks much like the old James Hamilton Couper home at 6784 Browntown Rd in Waynesville, GA. Have you been there? I rented it for two years in the 1990’s. It was a wonderful place to live.

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  3. Sheila Hamrick Dinehart

    I don’t see anything that would give me any idea how old this house REALLY is…though I would like to know.

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    1. Brian Brown Post author

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