Lapham-Patterson House State Historic Site

Lapham-Patterson House State Historic Site


Location:On Dawson Street in Thomasville.
Facilities:Historic house, picnic area, gift shop.
Activities:Guided house tour.
Special Features:The Lapham-Patterson House is an outstanding example of a Victorian era home. Built between 1884-85 as a winter cottage for prosperous shoe merchant C.W. Lapham of Chicago, the residence was equipped with its own gas lighting system, hot and cold running water, indoor plumbing, and modern closets. Architectural features include fish-scale shingles, oriental-style porch decorations, long-leaf pine inlaid floors, cantilevered balcony, and a double-flue chimney with a walk-through stairway. Lapham-Patterson House was named a National Historic Landmark in 1975.
Address:626 N Dawson St
Thomasville, GA 31792

Phone:229-225-4004
Web: gastateparks.org/info/lapham
Size: 1 acre.

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