Cotton Gin, Bostwick

Bostwick GA Cotton Gin Dixie King One Variety Lummus Working Gin Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2015

This is one of just a few working Lummus gins in Georgia. It’s such an integral part of life in this community that it’s the namesake of the annual Cotton Gin Festival, held the first Saturday in November. Bostwick is a fascinating place that I’d recommend anyone visiting when they’re in the area.

Ginning Cotton Gin Workers Bostwick GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2015

Bostwick Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

One of the best descriptions and general histories of Bostwick can be found at my friend Dagmar Nelson’s Southern Exposures blog: http://milkaway.blogspot.com/2009/07/bostwick-ga.html

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