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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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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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Beautiful Homes Then and Now

Guyton Georgia 1975-1977 Traditional metal roofing of the 19th century provided durabilty, and fire retardant properties. Time period for these homes is 1880 Photos provided by Carolyn Ramsey McGinness and her daughter Susan McDermott

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A look at 1985

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