Historic House Listings

Off market. Porch Goals! Has a guest house! Home of author, Alethea Jane Macon. $229,995 in Georgia.

August 16, 2018

Love a house with the double porches. This has a guest house in the backyard that is currently rented out. This was the home of author, Alethea Jane Macon 1882-1977. She wrote ‘Four O’kelley Sons and Some of their Descendants’. It was published in 1969. She was a beloved educator and the local middle school is named after her. Built in 1882. Located on .27 acres in Brunswick, Georgia. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,554 square feet. $229,995

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of history! This historic home of Jane Macon has been lovingly maintained with historic details, including 11-ft. ceilings, 8 fireplaces heart of pine floors! The corner-lot property has an adorable detached cottage that is currently rented. This property has the potential to be a wonderfully quaint B+B (zoned commercial, yet can also be a primary residence). Alethea Jane Macon 01/8/1882-10/1/1977, she was the author of “Four O’Kelley sons and some of their descendants, allied families” published in 1969 and again in 1970. With a Bachelor of Arts and Social Science degree from the University of Georgia in 1922, Ms Macon was an educator and was so loved that the Jane Macon Middle School in Brunswick GA was named in her honor.

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