Vernacular Farmhouse, Wheeler County

Abandoned Cracker Farmhouse Wheeler County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

As I’ve discussed before, Cracker is more a state of mind than a particular style, but because this style was so common among South Georgia’s pioneer settlers, it’s often associated with the Crackers.

Cracker Style Farmhouse Wheeler County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

These houses are usually board-and-batten in their construction.

Cracker Farmhouse Wheeler County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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One response to “Vernacular Farmhouse, Wheeler County

  1. Victor McGough

    I’ve heard several versions of where the name “Cracker” came from. What is your opinion?

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