General Store, Dewy Rose

This old store, built circa 1914, is the symbol of the Dewy Rose community, which still has a post office and a Baptist church. Harold Ray Hopkins writes, “This was also the old Post Office. My brother and I got Sunday papers from there to deliver to folks on our bicycles.


Filed under --ELBERT COUNTY GA--, Dewy Rose GA

5 responses to “General Store, Dewy Rose

  1. Ben Dooley

    Brian, just Where in Elbert County is Dewy Rose? I love that name…it will join Flowery Branch and Eastanollee as my NE GA favorites.

    • Hi, Ben. Dewy Rose is northwest of Elberton on Georgia 17 (Bowman Highway).

    • Henry Rousey

      Dewy Rose is 5 miles north of Elberton on State Highway 17. A new Post Office on left side of the highway and the old Post Office is on the right.

    • Margaret Wahl

      This photo is the original Dewy Rose Post Office. My great uncle Wilburn Adams was the Post Master here and I remember going there to collect mail for my grandmother, Josie Adams Hewell.
      There was also a community nearby called “Hardcash” GA!

  2. Henry Rousey (Retired rural letter carrier).

    The old post office is still standing (four miles northwest of Elberton, on State Highway 17. ) New post office is across the road from it.

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