Franklin House

Also known as: Old Athens Hotel, Athens Hardware Company
464-480 E. Broad St., Athens, Georgia


NORTH FRONT AND EAST SIDE - Hotel, 480 Broad Street, Athens, Clarke County, GA

HABS GA,30-ATH,12--1

Photo taken by L. D. Andrew, Aug. 13, 1936

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1974
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Early Commercial; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Federal
Areas of significance
Commerce; Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Business
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
ca. 1845; 1860; 1870

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • October 29, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Street View" and Corrected "GPS Coordinates"