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Dixon Commissary, Walkerville

I had a brief visit with the owner of this structure today, who graciously allowed me access to the property. He noted that it was once a commissary, owned by Alvin and Lizzie Dixon, the grandparents of well-known WTOC-TV anchorman, Sonny Dixon. 24 more words

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Dogtrot, Late 19th Century, Tattnall County

This was the birthplace and childhood home of the late centenarian, Leta Mac (McCall) Stripling. It’s located on her descendants’ farmland near the Altamaha community and is soon to be restored. 113 more words

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150th Anniversary of the Capture of Jefferson Davis, Irwinville

Jane Tucker Gentry has made it her personal mission to keep Jefferson Davis Historic Site alive and well. She’s been able to do this despite a general lack of interest by most local politicians. 86 more words

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Johnnie's Drive In, 1945, Fitzgerald

Upon learning that Johnnie’s Drive In would soon be a memory, I immediately felt the need to take my camera and record some of the energy that makes this place so special. 628 more words

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Glover-Hooks House, 1917, Americus

Americus Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

The Mediterranean Revival house in the foreground was designed by Georgia architect C. F. Lockwood for wholesale grocer Carr S. 119 more words

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