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Whitehall

White Hall
607 3rd Street South
Circa 1843

James W. Harris built the stately Greek Revival townhouse in 1843; his brother Jeptha V. Harris built nearby White Arches Whitehall was home to five generations of the Harris family. It was used as a hospital during the Civil War and a servicemen’s club during WWII. This impeccably restored home provides the perfect setting for the Boggess’ collection of 18th and 19th century antiques.

Home of Dr. Mrs. Joseph Boggess / National Register / Historic American Buildings Survey

White Arches

White Arches
 122 7th Avenue South
 Circa 1857

Built by Jeptha Vining Harris, White Arches is a unique and elegant example of Greek Revival architecture enlivened by Gothic Revival and Italianate touches with delicate tracery. It features a central octagonal tower that rises three stories. White Arches has been called the finest example of the Columbus Eclectic Style. The beautiful walnut bookcases were added by the second owner Mr. J.O. Banks.

Home of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Leike / National Register