HISTORY 

Rhodes Furniture

The Burrow Warehouse is located at 709 4th Avenue, in the historical downtown district of West Point, Georgia. The construction date of the building is unknown; however, the tax records say 1945 and it is believed the building is much older.  The main structure is built of solid brick, with  walls approximately 12 inches thick with the bricks laid in “common or American bond” manner.   In the original building, the ceiling is approximately 27 feet high. The Coniglio's have opened the mezzanine with it's original mid century modern iron railings, which look out over the ballroom. Exposed brick, refurbished original hardwood floors and other historical features have been restored to glorify the history of the building. The main building has two additions, with the first being built of brick similar to the original structure. The second,  a steel frame and corrugated metal added around 1985. 

 

The building was used as various furniture stores over the years, including Rhodes Furniture, Inc and Recline N’ Sleep plus.  From the tax records we know Rhodes owned the building from September 1944 until 1970, when it was sold the Rhodes Pension Trust, and then sold again in 1978 to Woodrow “Woodie” Mezick.  In 1997, the building was sold again, and then again when it was the home of the Chattabrewchee Brewery until Michael and Kesha Coniglio purchased the building in 2019 to help be a catalyst in the community with an event center.

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