Main Street, Leary, Circa 1950

Leary, Circa 1950, Photographer Unknown. Courtesy John McKinney

Leary is one of my favorite little towns to explore in Southwest Georgia  and in the past decade I’ve seen most of these structures vanish from Main Street. John McKinney shared this photo, circa 1950, to help put things into perspective. The Boyd monument, which is now in a green space at the end of the street, is seen here in its original location.

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  1. Dottie Stewart Blount

    Hello Brian, just to let you know my stepmom was from Leary. We buried her there in 1999 at a primitive baptist church on the main road. Her maiden name was Jones. Lots of her relatives still live there but I don’t know them. My brother Jasper comes there to preach sometimes. Hope all is well! Blessings Brian!

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