Tag Archives: National Register of Historic Places

Dr. George Kirkley House, Fitzgerald


This Sears-Roebuck kit house, a perfect Craftsman bungalow, was the longtime home of Fitzgerald dentist Dr. George Kirkley.

South Main Street-South Lee Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --BEN HILL COUNTY GA--, Fitzgerald GA

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, 1917, Blackshear

Built to replace the Savannah, Florida & Western depot which burned in 1917, this structure was used by the Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Coast Line for passenger and freight service and handled freight as late as the 1970s. It now houses the Pierce County Heritage Museum.

National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --PIERCE COUNTY GA--, Blackshear GA

Pierce County Jail, 1894, Blackshear

This served as the county jail until 1926, when another facility was constructed near the courthouse. This facility served as the city jail until 1976, as well as police headquarters. It has been empty for many years and will hopefully be restored in the near future.

National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --PIERCE COUNTY GA--, Blackshear GA

First African Baptist Church, Circa 1905, Waycross

Now known as Antioch First Baptist Church, this was built by the congregation of the First African Baptist Church, who were the first and “mother” church of all the other African-American Baptist congregations in the area. It has its origins in a group of ex-slaves who were first organized as Zion African Baptist Church in 1870. Reverend Frank S. Hazzard was the first pastor. He was the founder in 1880 of the first private school for black children in Ware County, known as Hazzard Hill Baptist School. After meeting in a log cabin for many years, they built a more substantial frame church around the turn of the century. It was destroyed by a storm just a few years later and the present structure was built to replace it in 1905.

National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --WARE COUNTY GA--, Waycross GA

Queen Anne Cottage, Waycross

This is now used as an office.

Waycross Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --WARE COUNTY GA--, Waycross GA

Gabled-Ell House, Waycross

Waycross Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Craftsman Bungalow, Waycross

Waycross Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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