Category Archives: –BAKER COUNTY GA–

Vanishing Georgia Featured in the New Issue of Southwest Georgia Living

I’m honored to be featured in the current issue of Southwest Georgia Living. KK Snyder does a wonderful job with this well-loved magazine, which covers people and places in the region and far beyond. Katie Murray Alt wrote the article and was a delight to work with. See the photos and read the article here.

Abandoned Storefront, Newton

This appears to be the oldest structure among those that survived the Flood of ’94. It may already have been abandoned when the Flint River covered the town.

Elmodel Presbyterian Church, 1936, Baker County

Gabled-Ell Farmhouse, Elmodel

Notchauway C. M E. Church, Baker County

baker county ga historic notchuaway c m e church photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church traces its origins to a group of freed slaves in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1870. They had been members, with their masters, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Central Hallway Farmhouse, Baker County

baker county ga vernacular farmhouse photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

This appears to have been built as a double-pen house with a later rear addition.

baker county ga vernacular farmhouse tar paper photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

Dub’s Place, Baker County

baker county ga dubs place pool table disco photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

This is a pool hall and disco (juke joint), in the middle of the pinelands of Baker County.