Category Archives: Historic and farm homes in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina

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Folk Victorian House, Clyo —

This gabled-ell house may have earlier origins than the Folk Victorian/Queen Anne ornamentation would suggest, but I’ve not been able to locate any information at this time. via Folk Victorian House, Clyo — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

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Georgian Cottage, Clyo —

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Central Hallway House, Clyo — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

This house is a nice example of a very common vernacular form, seen less and less today. via Central Hallway House, Clyo — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

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Mount Pleasant, Circa 1830, Effingham County —

This home was built by John Gindrat Morel (1808-1871) and surely took its name from the nearby Uchee Indian settlement and English trading post known as Mt. Pleasant, on a high bluff of the Savannah River. One of Georgia’s earliest … Continue reading

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Mizpah United Methodist Church, 1859, Effingham County —

From the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church: In the late 1850s, Dr. Ayer from Rome came to the community to visit his daughter, Mrs. Anderson P. Longstreet, who lived in the community. There was no Methodist church … Continue reading

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Mingledorff Farmhouse, Circa 1858, Effingham County

I’m grateful to Kenneth Dixon for sharing the history of this home: The Mingledorff Farmhouse was built in 1858 by Norman Mingledorff (1830-1864). “DG 1858” is carved into a brick near the top of the chimney, the initials most likely … Continue reading

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Andersonville National Cemetery — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

One of fourteen National Cemeteries administered by the National Park Service, Andersonville is still open for burials today. Few places will put into perspective the human cost of war more than the burial place of so many who paid the … Continue reading

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Colonel Edward Bird House, 1870, Guyton — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

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New Hope A. M. E. Church, 1885, Guyton — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

Celebrating its sesquicentennial this year, New Hope A. M. E. Church was founded by former slaves on 4 August 1869. It’s the oldest black church in Guyton and among the oldest A. M. E. congregations in Southeast Georgia. The original … Continue reading

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