Abandoned Farmhouse, Georgia Highway 121

Charlton County GA Highway 121 Abandoned Farmhouse Board and Batten Architecture Unpainted Rusted Tin Roof Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2013

No matter how many historic buildings I uncover in my travels, finding an old farmhouse like this is still what motivates my work more than anything else. This is located about midway between Folkston and St. George.

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5 responses to “Abandoned Farmhouse, Georgia Highway 121

  1. Wesley Williams

    My understanding, from the old folks, is that this started out as a school /church, when there was a logging camp in the area that was later abandon/ turned into a home. For the record, before some know it all jumps down my throat, that is I understand the history from ol’ timers in the area; I do not know this to be fact, but put it out for educational discussion purposes. This is in the Toledo area about a 1/3 of the way between Folkston and St George. There are several sites near here and is not real far from 2 cemeteries that once had churches. With >27 years in the ministry, I have work in 3 churches in the area and still live in the Corn House creek area near the wild life refuge which I am told was the sight of a “sawmill community and a CCC camp.

  2. tarobinsonsr

    I’m amazed at the amount of information you find from your travels, Brian, and always look at and love your pictures, from all over South GA :-)

  3. Like Stan – I like to envision it as a new house and the proud people moving into it.

  4. Stan Arline

    When I see these old farm houses I often think about the families that once lived there,was life hard were, they a happy family,did they own the land,or were they tenents. I also wonder where they are now and what they have become.

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