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Tornado Damage at Young's Chapel, Ben Hill County

Young’s Chapel has been one of my favorite places since I first discovered it over ten years ago. I drive out from Fitzgerald nearly every time I’m home just to check on it. 109 more words

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Demolition of the Irwinville Hotel

There’s just something unsettling about this picture of the Irwinville Hotel.  Many people have contacted me with complaints about the destruction of this mid-1880s landmark. 208 more words

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Brinson United Methodist Church, 1901, Decatur County

The origins of this church can be traced to the Spring Creek Mission, organized in 1867. A crude log building served as the first church.  In 1871, the congregation adopted the name of Mt. 26 more words

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Homer Hodges Brinson House, 1907, Brinson

Built by the second son of Simeon Brinson, Homer Hodges Brinson (1878-1944), this house was extensively remodeled around 1919 in the eclectic style typical of the era. 23 more words

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Simeon Brinson House, 1893, Brinson

This grand Victorian was built by Simeon Brinson (1847-1918), founder of the town that bears his name. In the 1870s, Simeon bought large tracts of land in the area and surveyed the area for a town in 1889, after the coming of the railroad. 45 more words

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Hinds-Cooper House, 1873, Bainbridge

Built by Sam Hinds, this house features very unique windows. They were intended for use in an Episcopal church that was destroyed by a hurricane before the windows could be installed. 23 more words

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