Stonewall J. Williams Plantation, 1880s, Screven County

This massive Folk Victorian house sits at the end of a row of majestic cedars, which appear to be well over a century old.

Cedar lanes were once a popular landscaping choice but most of the old ones are long gone, lost to disease or storms over the years. These have somehow miraculously survived.

The house appears to date to the late 19th century.

An historic commissary stands at the front of the property, confirming that this was once a very busy plantation. It is still part of a large working farm. I walked up the lane to try to find someone to tell me about the place, to no avail. I imagine they were out in the fields busy with the cotton harvest.

This is one of the most pristine historic plantation properties I’ve ever seen and the owners have done a wonderful service in their efforts to preserve it. Thanks to Dale Reddick, and other members of the Screven County history group on Facebook, for the identification.

2 thoughts on “Stonewall J. Williams Plantation, 1880s, Screven County

  1. John w. Moore

    I have recently bought a home in Sylvania and I am interested in finding out where this property is. Also, how can I order a copyof this pictur

    Reply
  2. Sandy Keeler

    This is both beautiful and interesting. Any chance of talking to the owner and getting permission to photograph the interior?

    Reply

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