Thanks to Fred Cooper for suggesting that I photograph this church, as well as the two houses that follow. Though I’m not sure of the date of this structure’s construction, Fred notes that it’s well over a hundred years old.
This is located next door to Surrency Baptist Church.
I call this a singlewide for lack of a better name. It’s essentially a single-story I-house that featured all the rooms in a row. Siding has been added, as well as a back addition, but it’s still an endangered early architectural form. It’s located on Main Street, near Surrency Baptist Church.
This is one of the most recognizable houses in Surrency, visible to passersby on U.S. Highway 341. Sherry Kesling notes that this was the home of Ellen Surrency. She was a member of the founding family of the town who taught school and never married.
I wondered if this could be the old Allen Surrency house, so famous for a series of hauntings in the 1870s, though the window placement would suggest that it is not. It’s probably from that era, though.
This is located on the Old Surrency Road.
This congregation was founded in 1904.
This school, which I believe is currently in use as the Fourth District Elementary School, has recently been slated for closure by the Appling County Board of Education, but concerned citizens are fighting to keep it open.