Eclectic House, Eatonton

For now, I’m calling this house “eclectic” because it’s a really hard one to pin down. It’s generally listed as a Queen Anne, with a build date circa 1885. I think it’s much earlier, and was built as something very different. It may just be wishful thinking.

Viewed from a perspective, there are elements of Federal architecture with a bit of Italianate influence. I believe the hip roof and the porches were a later decorative addition. I hope a friend in Eatonton can help me out. It’s a great house, but remains a mystery.

Eatonton Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

1 thought on “Eclectic House, Eatonton

  1. niobrara1973

    Definitely looks later than circa 1885. Seems like that beautiful ornamental gable was a later add-on? A splendid home in every regard. Love he porch.


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