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Rose Hill, Georgia

Rose Hill is a lost community in Oconee County.

This historic small farmstead would have likely been typical of such properties in the area in the early 20th century.

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Hall and Parlor Tenant House, Oconee County

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Log House, Oconee County

I’m unsure if this is an original structure or a reconstruction, but it appears to have authentic elements.

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Single-Pen Tenant Farmhouse, Oconee County

This dates to the latter half of the 19th century, likely the 1870s.

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General Store, Oconee County

This is an amazing survivor and I hope to learn more about its history.

 

 

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Vernacular Farmhouse, Oconee County

 

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Fambrough-MacPherson House, Circa 1908 , Bishop

This late Victorian was built by Howard N. Ash for Seymour D. Fambrough. The McPherson family lived in the house for many years.

Bishop Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Historic Storefronts, Bishop

Bishop Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Porter Brothers Store, 1910, Bishop

This typical commercial block was built by D. H. Huff and served as the Porter Brothers Store until 1951.

Bishop Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Georgian Cottage, Circa 1840, Oconee County

Records indicate a date of 1904 for construction of this farmhouse, but it is much earlier. It features sidelights and a wonderful front gable. Due to rapid growth in the area, it is likely vulnerable.

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