Preserving History Through Photography & Stories of


I’m Kelly Gomez,

the photographer, researcher, wanderer, and writer behind this project.

I began rambling the backroads looking for abandoned architecture in 2010 and over the past decade, I’ve documented nearly 1,000 historic sites. My hope is that through images and stories, I can help preserve historic places that are quickly disappearing from our landscape. I’d like to invite you to join me on my journey to uncover the history of forgotten places!


Kelly Gomez

Early Church Building Leans Closer to Obscurity

This old church stands at a quiet rural crossroads in North Florida where it once served a community of farmers. And while its current condition is a sad one, I am happy to report that its congregation still meets nearby in a more modern building.

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