Robert Toombs House

216 E. Robert Toombs Ave., Washington, Georgia


Robert Toombs House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Branan Sanders, Photographer March 1934 FRONT VIEW

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Street View 


Toombs served in the U.S. Congress and became Secretary of State of the Confederacy and a general in the Confederate Army. House enlarged by original owners and by Toombs. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 7, 1973

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 11, 1972
Reference number
NR name
Toombs, Robert, House
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Federal
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1797; 1837; 1885

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • November 18, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller

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Robert Toombs House
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Robert Toombs House

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