Saddlebag House, Circa 1900, Bartow

Bartow Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Central Hallway Cottage, Circa 1900, Bartow

Like many examples of the central hallway form, this one was expanded over time.

Bartow Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Smith-Evans House, 1916, Bartow

Bartow Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Mount Zion A. M. E. Church, Davisboro

This is one of two historic African Methodist Episcopal congregations near Davisboro. I am unsure of the date, but I believe it’s a fairly early church.

Central Hallway Farmhouse, Washington County

Central Hallway Farmhouse, Washington County

This is an expanded central hallway form, likely added to as the family grew over time. It was a fairly common practice among rural homeowners at one time.

Middle Hill Schoolhouse, Washington County

Though I cannot locate a specific history, a state historical survey notes that this rural African-American schoolhouse near Warthen was built and administered by the adjacent Middle Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The survey lists a construction date of 1900, but I believe it may date to circa 1920.

The inward triangular entryway is a fascinating feature.

Single-Pen Tenant Farmhouse, Washington County

Central Hallway Cottage, Washington County

Unidentified Church, Washington County