Category Archives: Lyons GA

Lyons Post Office, 1942

lyons ga new deal post office photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2011

One of the later New Deal post offices built in Georgia, this is also one of the nicest, in my opinion. I’m astonished that this property isn’t listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

lyons ga post office albino manca eagle sculpture photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 201

The eagle sculpture above the entrance is by Sardinian sculptor Albino Manca.

lyons ga post office albino manca deer sculpture photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2011

This is part of the terra cotta relief sculpture Wild Duck and Deer, also the work of Manca.

lyons ga post office civil service bulletin board photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2011

Even the original Civil Service Bulletin Board is in excellent condition.

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