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Episcopal Vicarage, Fitzgerald

Though I don’t believe it was built for the purpose, this house served for many years as the vicarage of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Fitzgerald. 9 more words

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Church of Deliverance, Ocilla

Karen Phillips writes: For most of its history this was known as the Free Will Baptist Church, located on 7th Street between Oak Street and Maple Street… 48 more words

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Strand Theatre, 1924, Jesup

The primary tenant of the the O’Quinn Building, the Strand Theatre opened in 1924 with 894 seats. Theatre builders of this time typically rented space adjoining their theatres as it was considered prime real estate. 64 more words

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E. G. M. Fletcher House, 1880s, Irwin County

If you’ve ever traveled Georgia Highway 125 between Fitzgerald and Tifton, you probably recognize this house, situated slightly west of Irwinville. I’ve been seeing it my entire life and only learned some of  its history today. 309 more words

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Harvey & Lydia Jay House, 1934, Fitzgerald

This home was built by local architect Lauren Parrott for $5000 in 1934 for Harvey & Lydia Jay. Mr. Jay was a well-respected Fitzgerald attorney for many years and also served as mayor. 18 more words

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Farmer-Powell House, 1905, Fitzgerald

Though it’s best known as the Elks Lodge today, this is one of Fitzgerald’s oldest houses. It was built by local banker E. K. Farmer in 1905. 241 more words

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