Callier’s Store, Po Biddy Crossroads

This iconic crossroads store was owned by Betty & Maro Callier. In trying to answer where the crossroads got its name, Norman Carter wrote in The Pobiddy Joke Book (1995): Nobody knows exactly how Pobiddy got its name. I remember when my good friends Betty and Maro Callier had a store at Pobiddy and Maro drew a little chicken on the front of the store and underneath wrote “Pobiddy”. Other people say there were some people sitting on the porch of a home in Pobiddy when a little chicken ran across the road and a car hit it and killed it. Someone on the porch said “po biddy!”.

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Filed under --TALBOT COUNTY GA--

2 responses to “Callier’s Store, Po Biddy Crossroads

  1. Wayne Elliott

    My father attended a one-room school in Talbot County in the 1920s. It is great to see one still standing.

  2. Hi Brian,
    I always look forward to getting your email drops on places you have visited and have taken photographs. Great work. Thanks

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