Category Archives: Broxton GA

Queen Anne Farmhouse, Broxton


Bank Building, Broxton

I’ve been told this was once a bank but can’t confirm it at this time. I will update if I learn more.

Lott’s True Value Hardware, Broxton

This was most recently home to Lott’s True Value Hardware. I imagine it was a hardware or department store prior o that.

Ocmulgee Street, Broxton

Ocmulgee Street was once Broxton’s main commercial area. The Western Auto store was located in the second building from left (above).

Hope’s Car Wash, Broxton

This is an old garage/filling station.

Tree of Knowledge, Broxton

This is a popular gathering place in Broxton. A young lady from the neighborhood stopped by while I was photographing and noted that “Mr. Possum”, who lives adjacent to the property, keeps things clean around the tree.

Smith’s Grocery, Broxton

smiths grocery store broxton ga photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2016

I made this photograph in 2008 and Smith’s Grocery hasn’t changed much since then. It’s a local landmark and a great independent business.

Andy Griffith Show Mural, Broxton

Barney Fife Andy Griffith Show Mural on Farmhouse Broxton GA by Dylan Ross Art Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

Some of you may remember this old farmhouse on the outskirts of Broxton that I photographed a few years ago. It originally featured a mural (seen below) done by owner Linda Christian. She really enjoyed doing it and was happy that it brought lots of joy to passersby on US441. It’s presently being spruced up, with a new face, by Dylan Ross. Dylan is a native of Coffee County whose extraordinary talent has garnered him scores of impressive clients and fans ranging from Aaron Murray and Luke Bryan to Lennox Lewis and Dennis Rodman. His work is really fresh and colorful and he’s a working artist in the sense that he’s always creating art. Please visit and like his Facebook page, or link to his website below.


Newbern House, Broxton

Plantation Plain Style Cracker I House Architecture Broxton GA Coffee County Photograph Copyright © Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2013

Jim Cottingham writes: Daniel and Saphronia Fussell Newbern raised their children here, one of whom was Grandmother Eula Newbern Cottingham (1885-1974).

newbern-home-1914-rogers-studio-collection-courtesy-tom-johnsonPhoto Courtesy The Rogers Studio Collection/Coffee County Historical Society (1914)

Tenant House, Broxton