Winters Service Station, West Green

west green georgia general store photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010

After about 12 years, I finally got an identification on this structure, which I had presumed to be a store. Carol Ray Morgan writes: This was the Winters’ station. The original was behind it and faced what was the the main road to Douglas. When 221 came through, they built the store to face the paved road.’ No one we interviewed remembered any type of movie event. The Winters family still owns the property.

west green ga photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2010

Bill Ward recalls: A traveling tonic show would put up a tent there and show movies to draw a crowd to sell their cure-all tonic. They stayed about a week and also used other locations, such as next to my father’s store. I remember going to them. Willard Stevens adds:Several of us city of West Green boys would help put up the tents. We would be given free pass to the movies for the week.


6 thoughts on “Winters Service Station, West Green


    It’s amazing how well these old buildings are still standing. I lived in West Green for a little while and loved it!!!!

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    1. Brian Brown Post author

      Meagan, what were their names/name of the store? I’ve been trying to track down information on this store for years! And I’ll update it when I find out. 🙂 Thanks in advance!


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