Category Archives: Enigma GA

Enigma, Georgia

Founded between 1876-1880 by John A. Ball, from Raleigh, North Carolina, Enigma was incorporated in 1906.



Main Street, Enigma

Most of the storefronts in Enigma are hip-roofed, giving the town an appearance more typical of the late 19th century than of the 21st.


Tin Storefront, Enigma

Sara Turner, who owns this historic building, notes that it was an old store at one time but will soon be reopened as a pharmacy. It’s always great to see these places get a new lease on life.

Post Office, Enigma

Enigma United Methodist Church, Berrien County

The first Methodist church in Enigma, a simple frame structure, was built near this site in 1886. In 1887, a more formal church was built. During the ministry of N. H. Olmstead, the structure was destroyed during a storm and the present example rebuilt with its timbers.


First Baptist Church, Enigma

Abandoned Bank, Enigma

St. Stephen’s African Baptist Church, Enigma

Fender House, Enigma

Wesley Fender writes that this was the home of his grandmother, Dora Bernice Andrews Fender.