Built in 1860 for Bolling Anthony Stovall, a local cotton broker, this was the childhood home of Pleasant Alexander Stovall, renowned editor and proprietor of the Savannah Evening News. During World War I he was appointed Ambassador to Switzerland by his childhood friend, Woodrow Wilson. In 1873 the Stovalls moved to Athens, Georgia and the house was sold to George T. Barnes, a Congressman from this district. In the 20th Century it became a residential hotel. A certified rehabilitation was done 2007-09.