John M. Fleming Home Place

Status: Preserved

Address: 1545 South Byhalia Road, Collierville

Built: ca. 1850

Architectural Style: Greek Revival / Italianate

Original Function/Purpose: Residential

The John M. Fleming House was placed on the National Register on Dec. 6, 1990.

History: The John M. Fleming Home Place is a well-preserved example of a transitional Greek Revival / Italianate plantation home dating from ca. 1850. The surrounding farm contains a collection of agricultural tenant houses, outbuildings, and physical land features that offer a rare opportunity for insight into agricultural life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in western Tennessee, including the transition from slavery to the sharecropping system through the 1960s.

 

City Council District: N/A

Super District: N/A

County Commission District: 2

DON NEWMAN