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!
This church was built in 1853 and is all that is left of a once-expansive plantation.
[Halifax County, NC]
This home was built lovingly- quite literally, for the Fussell Family in the late 1800s.
[Sumter County, FL]
Built in 1922, this grist mill has been grinding corn for its community for almost 100 years.
[Leon County, FL]
Built in the early 1900s for workers on a turpentine farm, these cabins have been lovingly kept up over all these years.
[Marion County, FL]