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Single-Pen Tenant House, Laurens County

I photographed this structure from a distance so I’m unsure as to all the architectural details, but my initial identification is that it was a tenant house, perhaps dating to the late 19th century. It appears to be well-preserved.

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Warehouse, Circa 1910, Lovett

This was an old warehouse. I don’t know if it was a separate business or related to the adjacent general store.

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Grocery/General Store, Lovett

This appears to be the newest of the three commercial structures in Lovett but I have no idea as to its age. It was likely the last store open in the community.

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General Store, Circa 1907, Lovett

This is one of three commercial buildings still standing along the highway at Lovett. This may be the oldest of the three and was a general store.

 

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Round Barn, Laurens County

Round Barn, Laurens County, Georgia, 1974 © David Frey

I was so excited to receive this image from David Frey of an historic round barn in Laurens County; he was gracious enough to let me share it. He made the photograph in 1974, noting that it was a landmark to travelers between Dublin and Wrightsville in those days; the barn is still standing but no longer accessible to the public. As a result, I’m unable to share an exact location. This example is of the octagonal variety and though I have no idea as to a date, my best estimate would be 1900-1910.

A brief review of available references on the subject suggests this may be one of only two surviving round barns in Georgia; the other is the 14-sided Williamson Dairy barn in Jackson County. Another 14-sided example, the Dorough Round Barn at Hickory Level in Carroll County is listed on the National Register of Historic Places but is apparently in ruins or no longer extant.

 

 

 

 

 

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J. H. Beacham House, Circa 1910, Dublin

According to Scott Thompson’s Pieces of Our Past this served as the National College of Business from 1961-64. It was also home to the Nancy Taylor Charm School.

Stubbs Park-Stonewall Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Garrett House, Circa 1910, Dublin

Stubbs Park-Stonewall Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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