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John Evans House, 1897, Ashburn (Then & Now)

Thanks to Wayne Blue, who obtained this photograph from a grandson of John L. Evans, we now have an idea of what this Ashburn landmark looked like in its early days. 522 more words

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Salem Primitive Baptist Church, 1859, Adel

A marker placed on the church by the John Howell, Sr. Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century notes that this is the oldest church in Cook County. 53 more words

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Sowega Building, 1929, Adel

National Register of Historic Places

Built for the Southwest Georgia Melon Growers Association when Cook County was known as the “Watermelon Capital of the World”,  this important Adel landmark has been in disrepair for some time, and was recently listed as a Place in Peril by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. 31 more words

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W.P.A. Post Office, 1939, Adel

This historic New Deal post office was saved and is now home to the Cook County Historical Society Museum.

National Register of Historic Places

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Futch House, Ellenton

Ellenton is a very small town, focused completely on agriculture. This old house was a nice architectural diversion, in surprisingly good condition. Thanks to Lynda Tillman for the identification.

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Five Point Grocery-Market, Nashville

This is one Nashville’s best-loved landmarks, though it’s been years since it saw service as a grocery store.

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