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Coleman Barns, Candler County

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I first came to know of this iconic barn from another photographer in the area and was absolutely amazed when I was finally able to photograph it a few years ago. 243 more words

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Hendrix Farmhouse, Candler County

I believe this was built as a Plantation Plain (I-House) and was later modified to its present appearance. It’s a beautiful old home and is the centerpiece of the Hendrix Farm, whose produce and Vidalia Onions are well-loved in the area.

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Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church, 1875, Candler County

Hiram Jones gave the land for this church along Fifteen  Mile Creek in 1875. It remains a very active congregation.

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Everett-DeLoach Farm, Circa 1866

In its heyday, Excelsior was the cultural center of Bulloch County (this part of old Bulloch is now located in Candler County), and Josh Everett was one of its pioneer settlers. 215 more words

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Everett's Store, Circa 1900, Excelsior

Josh Everett originally had a small commissary or farm store beside his house, but his business grew so much that he built this store in front of the house to accommodate it. 129 more words

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Franklin House, 1888, Excelsior

 Near this wonderful old farmhouse, which is still the heart of a working farm, a historical marker placed by the Averitt Foundation reads:

Excelsior was the cultural center of Bulloch County in the late 1800s before it became part of Candler County. 158 more words

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Pasaquan, Marion County

This 1885 vernacular farmhouse brought Eddie Owens Martin back to Marion County in the mid-1950s and helped forever change the artscape of Georgia. But of course, there’s more to the story.  1,055 more words

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