Two people reached out to me to say that the old DeBerry Baptist Church was being torn down. The original chapel is around 100 years old.
There is a larger more modern facility on the property and I presumed the demolition would allow for further expansion. However, Rafe Semmes writes that the reason the church is being torn down is that foundation has suffered extensive rot and the cost of repair was deemed too expensive to be practical.
This barn is located between Red Bluff and Jacksonville.
This was originally part of the Shrouder farm.
I’ve been told this was once a bank but can’t confirm it at this time. I will update if I learn more.
This was most recently home to Lott’s True Value Hardware. I imagine it was a hardware or department store prior o that.
Ocmulgee Street was once Broxton’s main commercial area. The Western Auto store was located in the second building from left (above).
This is an old garage/filling station.
This is a popular gathering place in Broxton. A young lady from the neighborhood stopped by while I was photographing and noted that “Mr. Possum”, who lives adjacent to the property, keeps things clean around the tree.