Judge Asa Holt House

Judge Asa Holt House (HMFGV)

Location: Macon, GA 31201 Bibb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 50.409', W 83° 37.922'

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This house, built in 1853 by Judge Asa Holt, was struck by a cannon ball from Gen. Stoneman guns in East Macon during the Battle of Dunlap Hill. July 30, 1864, when the Union army tried unsuccessfully to take Macon. The ball, now in the possession of the Macon Volunteers, struck the sand sidewalk, passed through the second column from the left, entered the parlor over a window and landed unexploded in the hall. Its course may may be traced by the mended column, a patch in the parlor plaster and a dent in the hall floor. The house is still the residence of a descendant of Judge Holt.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number011-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 253648 N 3636636
Decimal Degrees32.84015000, -83.63203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 50.409', W 83° 37.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 50' 24.54" N, 83° 37' 55.32" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 876 Mulberry St, Macon GA 31201, US
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