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Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home

Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home
Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home in 1980
Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home
Location 419 7th St., Augusta, Georgia
Coordinates
Area less than one acre
Built 1840
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 79000746
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 28, 1979[1]
Designated NHL October 6, 2008[2]

The Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, in historic house museum owned and operated by Historic Augusta, Inc. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on October 6, 2008.[2][3] It was the childhood home of Thomas "Tommy" Woodrow Wilson, (1856-1924) 28th president of the United States and proponent of the League of Nations.

First Presbyterian Church, of Augusta, diagonally across, where Wilson's father preached

Then a Presbyterian church manse, it was the home where Wilson spent his formative years, from 1860-1870, experiencing the American Civil War and the Reconstruction. Wilson, later U.S. president from 1913-1921, was profoundly affected.

It was opened as a house museum in 2001[4]

The house is adjacent to the Joseph R. Lamar Boyhood Home, which is also listed on the National Register and is used as a Visitor's Center for the Wilson Home.

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ a b "Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  3. ^ Erick D. Montgomery, John S. Salmon, and Antoinette J. Lee (September 2007), National Historic Landmark Nomination: Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home / Presbyterian Manse (pdf), National Park Service 
  4. ^ "Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson Designated a National Historic Landmark". Press release. Historic Augusta, Inc. 

External links

  • Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson, at Historic Augusta, Inc., official site
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