Stephen Vincent Benet House


Stephen Vincent Benet House

Infobox_nrhp | name =Stephen Vincent Benet House
nrhp_type = nhl


caption =
location= 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia
locmapin = Georgia
area =
built =1911
architect= Unknown
architecture= Georgian
designated= November 11, 1971cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1088&ResourceType=Building
title=Stephen Vincent Benet House |accessdate=2008-04-26|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
]
added = November 11, 1971cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = State
refnum=71000286

Stephen Vincent Benet House, also known as President's Home, Augusta College, Commandant's House; Augusta Arsenal, is a house in Augusta, Georgia. It was the home of the Commandant of the Augusta Arsenal.

The poet and writer Stephen Vincent Benet lived and wrote here.

It is used as the President's House of what was known as Augusta College, and is now Augusta State University.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.citation|title=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/71000286.pdf National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: President's House, Augusta College / Stephen Vincent Benet House] |32 KB|date=, 19 |author= |publisher=National Park Service and PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/71000286.pdf "Accompanying three photos, exterior, from 1971"] |32 KB]

References

External links

* [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.va0184 U. S. Arsenal, Walton Way Vicinity, Augusta, Richmond County, GA: 6 photos, 4 data pages and supplemental material] , at Historic American Building Survey (includes photos of barracks and assistant commander's house that are of similar style to commandant's house, not pictured)
* [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/Augusta/index.html Augusta, Georgia, a National Park Service "Discover Our Shared Heritage" Travel Itinerary]


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