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Samuel Cleage House, Lee Highway, Athens, McMinn County, TN

Samuel Cleage House, Lee Highway, Athens, McMinn County, TN

 
 
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Significance: The Samuel Cleage (Clegg) House, built c. 1826, is one of the best preserved high Federal style structures in this state. It is also one of the first brick structures built by white settlers in the newly ceded Hiwassee District. The house was designed and built by the notable Cleage and Crutchfield firm. The house is notable for its Flemish bond brick courses, Flemish gables, unique proportions, side hall plan, molded brick cornice, handsome interior detailing, and its original imposing dominance upon the landscape.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-59
Survey number: HABS TN-201

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Athens (Tenn.)35.46418, -84.60935
Google Map of 35.4641766, -84.6093482
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html