kids encyclopedia robot

Billy Place facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Billy Place
Billy Place is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Billy Place
Location in Georgia (U.S. state)
Billy Place is located in the United States
Billy Place
Location in the United States
Nearest city Marshallville, Georgia
Area 1,815 acres (735 ha)
Built 1830 (1830)
Architectural style Plantation Plain
MPS Marshallville and Vicinity MRA
NRHP reference No. 80004444
Added to NRHP November 25, 1980

The Felton House, also known as Billy Place, is a historic residence in Marshallville, Georgia. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 25, 1980. It is located on Route 1.

William Felton established residence on the stage road from Lanier, Georgia to Perry, Georgia, 4 miles west of Winchester, Georgia. He married Matilda Rushin and then after her death her sister Matilda Rushin. He built the home that was also used as a stage coach stop and tavern.

The home was designed what is referred to as Plantation Plain architecture style and includes brick chimneys, a two-story Greek Revival architecture portico and 11 foot ceilings. Barns and sheds were also constructed on the property and cotton was grown on the property. A railroad line was constructed on land ceded from the property.

kids search engine
Billy Place Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.