Historic Sites Across the Southern States
Founded in rural Virginia in 1875 by Scotch-Irish immigrants, this church would close 100 years after it was founded.
Built in 1873, this Methodist Church served the town of Ridgeway for 100 years before finally closing its doors for good in 1980.
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.
This historic home and tavern in North Carolina dates to 1804 and undoubtedly holds some fascinating tales. And although its been empty for years, it might have another chance if a willing preservationist steps up!
This home and the adjacent building once served as a farmhouse and doctors office for a rural farming community in South Georgia.
Built in 1908 for students in a rural Florida community, this school served has served many purposes over the years.
Built in 1850, this antebellum cottage is for sale in a small North Carolina town with a fascinating story.
Known as “The House that Took a Trip Down the River,” this impressive Louisiana mansion is for sale in Plaquemine, LA- Iberville Parish.
This Florida house from the 1880s was lost to fire in 2021.
Built in the early 1900s for workers on a turpentine farm, these cabins have been lovingly kept up over all these years.
The Morgan-Townsend House was built in the 1890s and moved by logs to a site overlooking a picturesque Florida spring
Early settlers to North Carolina established this Lutheran Church in 1839 in Davie County along the Great Wagon Road
This roadside Georgia BBQ hut was legendary amongst locals but is closed today.
It might look forlorn today but at one point, this brick building offered important services to the rural community that once surrounded it.
This farmhouse from 1889 holds the stories of a family that helped build its surrounding community. Today it sits empty and is for sale.
A modest two-room log cabin was built here in the 1820s and expanded over time.
A congregation started meeting here in the 1840s and by the 1920s, had built this church which stands empty today.