Category Archives: Ellaville GA

Schley County Courthouse, 1899, Ellaville

schley county courthouse ellaville ga photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010

This Romanesque Revival landmark was designed by Golucke & Stewart.

National Register of Historic Places

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Ellis Pure Oil Station, Ellaville

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John Battle writes: During the 1940’s this was a Pure Oil service station operated by Mr. Monroe Ellis.

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Town Square, Circa 1900, Ellaville

ellaville ga town square art by linda adams photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010 Ellaville Town Square Circa 1900 by Linda Adams

Artist Linda Adams created these scenes of historic Schley County in 2007. The actual title of the project is “Ellaville’s History Wall”.

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Suwannee Store, Ellaville

ellaville ga suwannee stores mural by linda adams photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010Ellaville Suwannee Store by Linda Adams

Suwannee Stores was a small chain of grocery stores found throughout South Georgia in the mid-20th century.

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Peacock Hotel, 1890, Ellaville

ellaville ga peacock hotel art by linda adams  photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010Peacock Hotel by Linda Adams

Built by Captain Caleb Peacock, a Confederate veteran, the Peacock Hotel was demolished in 1958.

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Central of Georgia Railroad Depot, Circa 1930, Ellaville

ellaville ga central of georgia railroad depot art by linda adams photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010Central of Georgia Depot by Linda Adams

The original depot in Ellaville burned in 1929 and was replaced soon thereafter by this structure. It was demolished in the mid-1970s.

 

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Colored High School, Ellaville

ellaville ga colored high school mural by linda adams photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010Colored High School by Linda Adams

This vernacular frame schoolhouse was in use until 1957, when the State Department of Education recommended consolidation of all the county’s African-American schools into one facility. It was demolished soon after that.

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