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Meadow Garden, Washington Headquarters when near Augusta, Ga.
Title: Meadow Garden, Washington Headquarters when near Augusta, Ga.
Date: 1900-1914

Postcard image, circa 1900, of early American farmhouse with sloping gable roof and three dormer windows. Located at 1320 Independence Street in Augusta, Georgia, Meadow Garden served as the primary residence for George Walton from 1792 until his death in 1804. In addition to being one of three Georgia signatories of the Declaration of Independence, Walton served Georgia as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, as a United States senator, chief justice, and was elected as governor twice. Since 1901, Meadow Garden has operated as a house museum under the ownership of the Augusta chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Original postcard scanned and described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804 | Architecture, Colonial--United States | Daughters of the American Revolution. Georgia State Society | Picture postcards | Augusta (Ga.) | Richmond County (Ga.)
Contributors: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (Augusta, Ga.) | Digital Library of Georgia | Picturing Augusta Collection (Digital Library of Georgia)
Online publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005.
Original material: 1 postcard : col. ill.
Meadow Garden Washington Headquarters when near Augusta, Ga. New York : Souvenir Post Card Co., [between 1900 and 1914]
Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System.
Rights: Cite as: [title of postcard], Augusta and Environs Picture Post Cards in Color, East Central Central Georgia Regional Library, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

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