Georgia’s Historic Sites
Red barns are iconic across rural America, but have you ever wondered why so many are painted this prolific color?
Down a quiet dirt road in south Georgia are two old homes that hold within their walls the story of a family that stretches back to 1800.
Built in 1852, this was originally used as a college dorm then a private home. See what it looked like over the years…
Built in 1902, this abandoned home holds the story of one woman who left quite an impact on her family and community.
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.
This campus was once the largest facility in the United States for the treatment of mental illness. Today, it’s empty but there are hopes to restore it.
This south Georgia farmhouse is set to be demolished so I took some time to gather her stories.
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
This sleepy crossroads in rural Georgia used to be an important town along well-traveled travel routes. But today, very little remains of the community.
This modest building served as both a school and church for a rural Georgia community.
This home and the adjacent building once served as a farmhouse and doctors office for a rural farming community in South Georgia.
This farmhouse in Georgia started out as a log cabin in the 1850s, growing over time to accommodate an important local family.
The first portion of this massive home in Georgia was built in 1894 and expanded 10 years later after the owner had a vision of it in a dream.
This house was built in the 1890s by one of the wealthiest men in Georgia at that time.
Built in the late 1700s, this log cabin home was expanded over time to accommodate a growing family in rural Georgia.
This roadside Georgia BBQ hut was legendary amongst locals but is closed today.
Built in the 1920s, this Georgia tenant cabin was used to house farmers on an expansive turpentine operation
It might look forlorn today but at one point, this brick building offered important services to the rural community that once surrounded it.
This store served a small but vibrant community that emerged when a sawmill was constructed nearby in the 1870s.
Built in the 1870s by the Tippins Family, this home has never been painted and remains in nearly original condition.
Built for a judge in a small Georgia town, this home has since been relocated by a relative to be restored.