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Lilly Drug Company, 1911

Like the City Hall next door, the Lilly Drug Company building is one of the few to have survived a fire in 1920 which destroyed most of the commercial core of Lilly. 8 more words

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Greek Revival House, Lilly

This vernacular Greek Revival was likely built between 1902-1905.

Lilly Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Historic Storefronts, Oglethorpe

The structure at left (above) was once a livery stable. I’m not sure as to the functions of the others, but they likely date to the late-19th or early-20th century.

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Greek Revival Storefront, Oglethorpe

This may be antebellum, but even if not, it’s a significant example of Greek Revival commercial architecture. It’s obviously been modified; I hope to learn more.

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M. E. Church, South, 1892, Oglethorpe

James Duke, Jr., notes that the church was organized in 1852. A memorial to the Reverend James Bradford Smith, placed in the churchyard in 1853, indicates that the congregation worshiped on this same property from its formation.

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Mt. Zion-St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1911, Oglethorpe

This historic congregation is older than Macon County. From 1827 until the Civil War, Mt. Zion Church built at least three churches, with the first being built about nine miles west of present-day Oglethorpe in the Saint John’s community (known locally today as Cut-Off). 77 more words

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