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Hunter-England Cabin & Historic Homestead


Location:
Homestead Ln & Farmers Market Way
Blairsville, GA 30512
Hours:
TBD
Contact:
Mickey Cummings
Phone: (706) 439-6043
Email: farmersmarket@uniongov.com

The Hunter-England Cabin was built by John Hunter between 1832-1834 in the Choestoe area of Union County.  The cabin, said to be the oldest dwelling in Union County, was originally built of poplar logs.  As was typical of the time, the cabin had wooden shutters over the window openings and a root cellar dug beneath the floor.   Over the years, weather boarding was added over the logs and glass windows were installed.  After John Hunter’s death in 1848, his daughter Harriet and her husband Daniel England lived in the cabin.  This is how the house got the name: Hunter-England Cabin.

In front of the Hunter-England Cabin, you will now find a heritage garden with corn, green beans and other crops of historical significance.

Located at the Union County Farmers Market located at 290 Farmers Market Way in Blairsville, GA.

Announcements

NOTICES.

Union County's Short Term Rental Ordinance - DRAFT ONE can be found HERE.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022 beginning at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the first draft of Union County's Short-Term Rental Ordinance.  Please contact the Commissioner's Office additional for additional information.

CHANGE OF MEETING DATE

Due to scheduling conflicts, the December County Meeting will be rescheduled from Thursday, December 15, 2022 to Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 6:00 pm. in the Union County Courthouse.