R. A. Graves Barn, Circa 1890, Sparta

Graves Barn Sparta GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2014

This barn was built by a Mr. Stone for the Graves family around 1890. It’s been a local favorite ever since and is an ongoing restoration is a project of the Sparta-Hancock County Historical Society.

Graves Barn Scrollwork Gothic Wheel Vent Sparta GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2014

The ornamental scrollwork makes the barn a unique treasure, especially in an urban setting. Barns were common in towns a hundred years ago, but to have one of this caliber survive the years is a real wonder.

Graves Barn Cutout Sparta GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2014

Sparta Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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