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.
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.
Built in the 1870s by the Tippins Family, this home has never been painted and remains in nearly original condition.
This brick plantation home sits at an important crossroads that has hosted many visitors, including Jefferson Davis.
Although it crumbles more each day, this farmhouse from the 1800s still holds fond memories for family descendants.
This home in Eastern North Carolina dates to the 1850s. Now empty, its owners have agreed to let the local fire department burn it for practice.
This country store served a rural farming community in Tennessee until the 1950s.
Built in 1876, this chapel in Western North Carolina was the first church made of handmade bricks in this region.
Bethesda Church was built in 1853 and is all that is left of a once-expansive plantation.
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]