T. R. R. Cobb House

175 Hill Street, Athens, Georgia


Historic American Buildings Survey Thos. T. Waterman, Photographer 1940 GENERAL VIEW

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey


Street View 


Moved from it's original location on Prince Street to Stone Mountain Park in 1985. The home was never restored while at the park and was returned to Athens in 2005, albeit in a new location, where it was restored and is now open to the public as a museum.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1975
Reference number
NR name
Cobb, T. R. R., House
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Octagon Mode
Areas of significance
Law; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Church related residence
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1842; 1862

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2016: New photos from Jim Allen
  • November 2, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Street View" & Corrected "Address", "Status" & "GPS Coordinates"
  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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