Mercer House, 429 Bull Street, Savannah, Chatham County, GA


EAST FRONT

Originally designed for Confederate General Hugh Mercer, great grandfather of Johnny Mercer, by Architect John S. Norris. This particular building is a good example of the Italianate Style.

FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE

Work began ca. 1860. Constuction halted during the Civil War, during which period the original plans were lost.


WEST REAR AND NORTH SIDE

Constuction recommenced after the war and completed by Muller and Bruyn.


FIRST FLOOR, NORTHWEST ROOM, SHOWING ARCHED DOUBLE DOORS


The Mercer House was purchased in 1969 by art dealer Jim Williams.
The home is featured in the book and motion picture Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

The Mercer Williams House is now open for tours.



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