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Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery Survey

Interesting bit of the history of the church and early members buried in the cemetery.

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Safe Transaction Zone —

Effingham County Sheriff’s Office safe area for finalizing social selling transactions Continue reading

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

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Hurricane Registry for Coastal Georgia

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