Dr. George and Ethel Archer moved into their home in 1951. This was the 25th home in the subdivision. George Archer Sr., father of George Jr., served as mayor of Greenville for 16 years; from Jan. of 1948 to Jan. of 1964, the only Mayor to serve longer was William Yerger. He served 22 years, from Jan. of 1914 to Jan. of 1936.
The Archers had 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys. Dr. George Archer was a partner in the clinic of Gamble Brothers and Archer Clinic. His uncle, John Archer, was a partner in clinic first. The house was designed by Robert Brown of Memphis.