Tag Archives: South Georgia Post Offices

Post Office, 1939, Ashburn

Ashburn Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Post Office, Hartsfield

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Old Post Office, Graham

R. Bayne Stone writes: This was originally the Graham post office. It is hard to see, but there are still bars on the windows. After a time Graham could not support a full-time staffed Post office and it was moved to my Great-Uncle Milledge Stone’s grocery store and staffed part time by his daughter. This building (the abandoned post office) was crudely converted to a residence. You can barely see the eve of the bathroom added and a front entrance on the front facing the railroad. Across the railroad there stands what once was a huge beautiful home and across from it was a bank and a movie theater.

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Altamaha Post Office, Reidsville

There are several historic outbuildings on the property of the Alexander Hotel. A sign indicates that this is the old post office from the Altamaha community.

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Bank of Jakin, 1912

bank of jakin ga photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

This served as Jakin’s only bank when nearly 2000 people called the area home during the lumber boom of the early 20th century. The charter for the bank was granted to Elisha Hilton. From 1923 to 1988, it served as the post office and today is in use as the city hall.

National Register of Historic Places

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Post Office, Daisy

daisy ga us post office lowering the flag photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

 

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Erick, Georgia

Erick GA Wheeler County Ghost Town General Store Ruins Dirt Road Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

These ruins caught my eye. It appears they’re all that remain of Erick, a lost community situated along the Seaboard Rail line in western Wheeler County.

Erick GA Wheeler County Grocery Store Post Office Ruins Coca Cola Mural Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

Joseph Summer writes: This was my great grandfather’s store. His name was Joshua R. Sumner. He died in 1937 at which time my great uncle, Will Sumner, ran the store. He died in 1964. My great grand father also had a cotton gin that was located next to this store.

Erick GA Wheeler County Post Office General Store Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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