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Syrup Shed, Coffee County

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Hay & Stock Barn, Irwin County

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Historic Farmstead, Washington County

I turned around at this house and couldn’t resist photographing this log barn, likely a pack or seed house. I first thought corn crib, but I’m inclined to think otherwise.

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Corn Crib, Wayne County

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Corn Crib, Wayne County

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Hay & Stock Barn, Macon County

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Historic Farmstead, Lowndes County

Isolated in the countryside near the Lowndes County ghost town of Delmar, this historic farm is one of the most intact collections of original agricultural structures I’ve ever seen in South Georgia. I’m grateful to Mandy Green Yates for bringing it to my attention. Mandy travels the back roads of South Georgia and North Florida finding lots of places like this. Follow her to see what she finds next.

I believe this was primarily a turpentine camp, as the area was well-known for large scale naval stores production. There would have been tenant houses here at one time, also. The structure above was likely the office for the operation.

My favorite structure is the commissary, which would have served all the needs of this small community.

The shingle-sided barn and water tower are amazing survivors, as well. The owners of the property should be commended for keeping this place in such relatively good condition throughout the years.

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