This beautiful home was built around 1895 by James Nicholas Perdue (1860-1930) and his wife, Katie Jones Perdue (1861-1933). The home is a two-story frame end gabled central passage house two piles in depth, featuring a two-tiered wrap-around porch on all four sides. It also features four brick exterior chimneys, flush board siding, balustered railing and jigsaw work brackets on the upper porch tier, decorative latticework arches on the first-floor elevation, double front and rear doors with sidelights and transoms on both stories, with a one-room kitchen wing which abuts the
This home is included in the Furman Historic District that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in Furman on CR 59 approximately 0.5 mile north of the intersection of CR 59 and Hwy 21 (32°00’30.5″N 86°58’17.0″W – Google Maps).
This is a private residence – drive by only.
Sources: 1) Furman History Celebration and Driving Tour Brochure (Saturday, April 17, 2010); 2) Wilcox Historical Society