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Live Oak Methodist Church, 1888, Turner County

Over a year ago, Melvin Newton contacted me about this church. I was amazed because it’s less than fifteen minutes from my parents’ back door and no one I knew had ever even heard of the place. 287 more words

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Classic Cracker, Turner County

Found this classic house rambling around Turner County today. It’s one of the best examples I’ve ever seen.

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J. C. Strother Company, St. Simons Island

If you’re familiar at all with St. Simons Island and its downtown, which locals call the Village, you’ve no doubt seen this structure while strolling down Mallery Street. 47 more words

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U. G. B. Hogan House, Laurens County

A couple of weeks ago, Rhonda Thompson Wright brought this wonderful home to my attention, knowing that it was just the sort of place I seek in my travels. 149 more words

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Laurens County

Thanks to Debbie Williams Griggers, who grew up attending services here, for suggesting this beautiful old country church near Dexter. It’s presently undergoing an expansion at the rear of the main sanctuary.

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Hotel Willard, Circa 1893, Helena

Truly one of my favorite structures in all of South Georgia, the venerable Hotel Willard with its fanlights and exotic turret is a real architectural gem whose future remains quite uncertain. 667 more words

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