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A 'wish book' of their own: Historic homes bought from Sears & Roebuck
Hube tells how mail order company once sold kit houses, including 3 standing on Savannah Avenue after a century
Savannah Ave. Sears homes
Matt Hube, talking to the Bulloch County Historical Society on Jan. 22, 2024, about three houses on Statesboro's Savannah Avenue that started out as Sears, Roebuck & Co. kit homes more than a century ago, displays a photo of #327, which most clearly retains the exterior look of the Starlight, a Sears design with a dormer in front. (AL HACKLE/staff)
Savannah Avenue in Statesboro is known for having a few homes of manorial size and antiquarian splendor. But three neighboring houses along the avenue were literally ordered from Sears & Roebuck — prior to assembly and any later modifications.
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