Then and Now Photos

Here are a few side-by-side photos of Meredith House for historical comparison.  The house remains remarkably intact to its original design.  The “now” photos are about sixty years later.  Please note that some of the trees in the 1953 Front Elevation photo are clearly visible in the 2013 Front Elevation photo.  The growth of the […]

1953 Adair Realty Brochure

Meredith House was listed for sale after Hazel Meredith passed away in 1953.  Ultimately, the McLoughlins purchased the property and the residence – furnished! A less-than-ideal copy of this brochure was passed through the owners in some fashion.  We were given a copy of the brochure by the Fenders after closing in December 2010. In […]

1900 – 1937 History

Sometime prior to 1883, Land Lot 138 was owned by James Willis Vaughn (1850 – 1925). He owned the entire 202 ½ acres. According to the 1880 Census, the 26-year-old North Carolina native, James W. Vaughn, was living at 254 North Calhoun Street in the 5th Ward of Atlanta. His occupation was the Bailiff of […]

Hillside Drive History

The purpose of this blog will be to put a number of different repositories of information into one space.  The entries may be edited from time to time to ensure more up-to-date and accurate information. This all started when our family purchased and moved into an old house in Atlanta, Georgia near Chastain Park. This […]