• The Boyhood Home Of President Woodrow Wilson - Augusta, Georgia

      Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home
      Photo by Dennis Goza
      This house in downtown Augusta was occupied for 11 years by Presbyterian minister Joseph Ruggles Wilson and his family, which included the future 28th president of the United States, who was age 3 when the family moved in. In this house young Tommy, as he was known, heard that Lincoln had been elected president, and later watched as Confederate president Jefferson Davis was led through the streets in chains on his way to prison. This restored and elegantly appointed home is open to the public for guided 45 minute tours.

      If you go:
      Tours are given Thursday through Saturday from 10 to 4, on the hour. The house next door, which serves as Visitors Center for the Wilson home, was the home of Joseph Lamar, future U.S. Supreme Court justice.


      419 Seventh Street
      Augusta, Georgia 30901 USA

      Mailing address:
      P.O. Box 37
      Augusta, GA 30903 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Historic Augusta, Inc.
      +1 (706) 722-9828