O’Kain House, Lexington

Lexington GA Oglethorpe County OKain House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2015

This early 19th century farmhouse was moved from Elbert County to Lexington in 1988. Governor George Gilmer’s home (The Cedars) once stood here.

Branan Sanders photographed The Cedars in March 1934 for the Historic American Buildings Survey. Photograph Courtesy Library of Congress.

Governor George Gilmers House The Cedars Photograph by Branan Sanders Historic American Buildings Survey Public Domain Image 1934 Library of Congress

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