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Carter's Quarters (Murray County, Ga.)

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Type: StillImage
Creator: Linley, John
Title: Carter's Quarters (Murray County, Ga.)
Coosawattee (Murray County, Ga.)
Rock Spring (Murray County, Ga.)
Old Harlan House (Murray County, Ga.)
Date: 1979 Oct.
Description: Located at: Old US 411 9 mi. S of Chatsworth, Murray County, Ga.

Two-story wood frame plantation plain style house with a single-story porch supported by slender columns spanning its front. The house was once the living and industrial center of Farish Carter's vast plantation. He purchased this 15,000-acre plantation about 1832 from Judge John Martin, treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. It was originally called Coosawattee, after the prominent river flowing through the plantation.

Slide annotated: "Carters Murray Co."

Date of structure: 1832.

Subjects: Vernacular architecture | Wood (plant material) | Plant material | Brick | Inorganic material | Houses | Dwellings | Architecture--Georgia--Carters | Architecture--Georgia--Murray County | Martin, John, Judge--Homes and haunts | Carter, Farish, 1780-1861--Homes and haunts | Carters (Ga.) | Murray County (Ga.)
Contributors: Owens Library
Online Publisher: Digital Library of Georgia, 2002
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Cite as: [title of image], John Linley, Box 19

Related Materials: Forms part of: John Linley Collection
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/larc/id:jlc0460

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
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Collection Information: Historic Architecture and Landscapes of Georgia: The Hubert Bond Owens and John Linley Image Collections at the Owens Library