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Benet, Stephen Vincent, House

Augusta, Georgia
County of Richmond.
National Register Number: 71000286
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2002.
Congressional District: GA-10 Certified Local Government: YES
Current use/information: President's home for Augusta College.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
Stephen Vincent Benet, known for his poetry and short stories, began his writing career in this two-story Federal-style house after moving here in 1911. The house now serves as the President's home for Augusta College.

Augusta State University, which owns the Benet house, has applied for a 2004 Save America's Treasures grant to repair the roof and flashing and the damage caused by water infiltration to the interior.


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