Dearing Street Historic District
The Dearing Street Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
The homes in the District were built primarily from the 1820s through the first decade of the 20th century; styles include Folk Victorian, Colonial Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, and Neoclassical as well as some vernacular cottages. Dearing Street was named for William Dearing, a wealthy plantation owner. [www.visitathensga.com, accessed July, 2012]