Bellevue (HMOQ8)

Location: LaGrange, GA 30240 Troup County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 2.373', W 85° 2.368'

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Bellevue, home of United States Senator Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823-1882), was built in 1854-55 and typifies the Greek Revival architecture popular in the Old South. Jefferson Davis and other Confederate celebrities were frequent guests here. At the urging of Senator Hill, lawyer, one of Georgia's foremost orators and champion of the South during Reconstruction days, President Hayes withdrew Union occupation troops. In 1942 Bellevue was presented to the LaGrange Woman's Club by the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. It is now maintained by the Club.
HM NumberHMOQ8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number141-8
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 683077 N 3657379
Decimal Degrees33.03955000, -85.03946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 2.373', W 85° 2.368'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 2' 22.38" N, 85° 2' 22.08" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Ben Hill St, LaGrange GA 30240, US
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