house was constructed in 1883, for Mrs. Jane Gordon, Mrs. Ellen Williams and
their brother Mr. Robert Lachlison. Mr. Lachlison was in one of the eight
parties, representing City officials in December of 1864, when the City of
Savannah surrendered to General Sherman, the Union Commander, at the conclusion
of his "March to the Sea". The second owner, Mr. Murry McGregor Stewart,
purchased the house in 1896. He was the president of three local companies
representing cotton and insurance industries. He was Mayor of Savannah from 1920
The third owner was Dr. Lloyd Taylor who lived with his family in the home 42
years. In 1923, Dr. Taylor added the one story addition on the rear of the
structure as his medical office. Two additional rooms were also added by Dr.
Taylor in a two story addition in the rear of the house. During W.W.I, the
also converted the second story into an apartment.
In 1958, Dr. Larence Dunn purchased the home and he and his family lived here
for eighteen years. The side porches were changed from a double one over one
design to a single story screen porch in the early 1960's.
purchased the home in 1976 and have been painting and restoring the structure
ever since. In 2000, the second two bedroom suite with two bathrooms was
established in the 1923 additions constructed by Dr. Taylor. The Inn was
permitted in 1989 and opened in 1995.
is still our home and we enjoy sharing it with our many visitors from throughout