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$ 329,900

c. 1875 Commercial Building

611 North Jefferson Street
Albany, Georgia

Wight/Davis House

Constructed just after the Civil War ended, the structure was the first home in Albany, Georgia wired for electricity. The home contains intricate woodwork including mantels, moldings and staircase banisters. Some of the original heart pine flooring has been uncovered and refinished.

The grounds include one of the last known artesian wells of its kind. The property is surrounded by the original hand crafted stone wall. The structure sits back from the main street and features an expansive, picturesque front lawn framed by stately magnolia trees.
Foyer and Stairs
Foyer and Stairs
Main Mantel Piece
Main Mantel Piece
This mantel was displayed at the World's Fair in Chicago and won an award for craftsmanship.
Main Lobby
Main Lobby
Staircase
Staircase
Stairs
Stairs
Second Mantel Piece
Second Mantel Piece
Foyer
Foyer
Heart Pine Flooring
Heart Pine Flooring
Heated Sq. Ft. 7,159
Stories 2
Acres 1.4
Lot Size 207 x 292
Property Taxes
$ 5,041
Assessed Tax Value
$ 287,700
MLS No. 142771

Features.

  • Commercial Property
  • Hand Hewn Mantels
  • Hand Hewn Staircase Banister
  • Restored Heart Pine Flooring

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History

The home was originally owned by Colonel Edwin Leigh Wight (a Confederate veteran). Colonel Wight served several terms as mayor of Albany. In 1904, the home was sold to Dr. W.L. Davis who played a vital role in the founding of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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