Category Archives: Owensboro GA

Brown Farm Tenant House, Owensboro

Matt Brown writes: That’s what we call the dynamite house; they used to store dynamite in it. Before that various tenants lived in it. The house and barns by the road was where my dad’s farming operation was. My sister owns the land and plans to restore the house.


Gabled-Ell Farmhouse, Owensboro

Owensboro GA Wilcox County White Clapboard Farmhouse Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing Souh Georgia USA 2014

Harvesting Vegetables in a Thunderstorm, Wilcox County


As someone on my Facebook page suggested, few people realize how vegetables get to market. Of course we know in South Georgia, but the wider world often has no idea. It’s a labor-intensive process, especially with “truck” crops such as watermelon, squash, and others that require hand harvesting. I passed by this busy group near Owensboro right at the moment a downpour came and sent them seeking shelter from rain and lightning.

Guyton House, Owensboro


Sidney McWhorter writes: This is an old tenant house on my farm that we refer to as the Guyton house because we had an elderly couple that lived there until their deaths, who helped my daddy, J. B.  McWhorter, Sr.  farm. I use it as a storage house now but do not want to tear it down. We lived there when our house was being remodeled in 1958.

E. D. Brown Farmhouse, Owensboro



E. D. Brown Farmhouse, Owensboro

owensboro ga e d brown farmhouse photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2009

E. D. Brown Farmhouse, Owensboro

Owensboro GA Wilcox County E D Brown Farmhouse Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2008

Thanks to Whitney Mitchell for the identification.