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Willie House

Photo © 2016 David Bulit, Willie House - Louisville, Georgia

The Willie House in Louisville, Georgia was built in 1904 by J.D. Chase, a local carpenter. The property it was built upon was the site of the Louisville Hotel which burned down on December 14, 1899. The owner of the hotel used the insurance payout of $1,000 to finance the construction of the new residence.

J. C. Little House

Photo © 2016 David Bulit, James Cain Little House - Louisville, Georgia

James Cain Little was born in Jefferson County, Georgia to Robert Patterson Little and Elizabeth Cain Little on February 7, 1846. Robert P. Little was a successful and influential plantation owner and served in the state legislature for two terms. J.C. Little attended school until August 4th, 1863, when he enlisted in the Confederate Army