Historic Sites Across the Southern States

Antebellum
Kelly Gomez

What Is Haint Blue?

Haint Blue, which actually encompasses a collection of colors from blue to green, is an iconic shade tha can be found adorning mansions and rural cabins across the South. And while the popularity of the color seems endless, few know the complicated history it entails.

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Baynes Family
Kelly Gomez

Iconic Symbol Of Rural Americana Still Stands

This old country store was much like so many others shops of its day that residents relied on for supplies and connection to their community.

But this one was propelled to national fame in 1939 when a famous photographer from California passed through this quiet crossroads in rural North Carolina.

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Churches
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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