Category Archives: Elberton GA

Victorian House, Elberton

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Van Duzer House, 1870s, Elberton

The Van Duzer family came to Elberton from New York around 1840 and later built a home on what was originally a 20-acre lot. Tax records indicate a structure here as early as 1840; the present structure may be an expansion of that. The Tustin family have also been residents here.

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

 

Dr. J. E. Johnson House, 1905, Elberton

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

 

Swearingen House, Early 1900s, Elberton

Representative Paul Brown’s daughter, Rosalyn, a founding member of the Elbert County Historical Society, once lived here.

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Z. W. Copeland House, Elberton

Elberton Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Oliver Street, Elberton

Oliver Street runs right through the heart of downtown Elberton and it’s lined with historic buildings. This was one of my favorite shots from the trip.

Elberton Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Norman Automotive Service, Elberton

Sherry Fortson Popovic writes: the Norman Automotive shop in Elberton…was owned by my Uncle Al. He shut it down recently…[it] used to be an old Greyhound bus station. My mom, brother and I took a bus one year when I was a kid back to Atlanta after visiting my grandparents in Elberton.

 

First National Bank Building, Elberton

Anna King notes that this was the Elbert County Hospital in the First National Bank Building and it was on the 4th floor first. Then it took over the entire building in 1929. It closed in 1950 and a new one was built on Chestnut Street. Doug Anderson’s barber shop is located in the basement.

Elberton Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

First Presbyterian Church, 1909, Elberton

C. I. Stacy was pastor at the time of construction. W. M. Wilcox, W. L. Skelton, and E. P. Harris were the trustees. W. E. Wallis was the architect.

Elberton Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

 

Philomather Lodge #25, 1891, Elberton

From 1891-1995, the second floor of this served as the home of the Philomather Lodge #25, Free & Accepted Masons. The first floor served as the Harris-Allen Library from 1891-1969. It’s now known as the Bozeman Building and is owned by the United Methodist Church.

Elberton Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places