Browse Items (1 total) Tags: Plantation life Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Home of an ex-slave owner in cotton section View of the plantation house known as Grey Columns, built in 1857 by William Varner. The house is now used as the residence of the president of Tuskegee University. The two story Greek revival house has a collonaded porch and large cupola. Tags: Dwellings, Plantation life Featured Item Printing office, T.N.I.I. Image of students at the Tuskegee Institute working in the printing office.