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Octagon House (Columbus)

Columbus, Georgia
County of Muscogee.
National Register Number: 69000049
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: GA-3 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Among the few fully realized double octagon houses in the U.S. Exemplifies a fad that climaxed following publication of Squire Fowler's A Home for All" on octagon design. The original house, built in 1829-30, was a simple rectangular frame with the octagonal, four-room addition added in front of the original structure in 1863.


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