Category Archives: –TROUP COUNTY GA–

Royal Theatre, 1937, Hogansville

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Grand Hotel, 1890s, Hogansville

The hotel is still in use as a bed and breakfast.

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Commercial Block, Hogansville

It appears this building will soon be demolished. Perhaps it’s being repaired, instead.

 

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Laundromat, Hogansville

 

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Emmaus Primitive Baptist Church, Hogansville

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Nutwood, 1833, LaGrange

Representative of the transformation from Federal and Plantation Plain styles to the more formal Greek Revival, Nutwood is one of six extant homes designed and built by Collin (sometimes spelled Cullin or Cullen) Rogers (1791-1845) and his brother Henry. Just as Daniel Pratt’s houses are emblematic of Milledgeville, Rogers’s designs are icons of LaGrange. Nutwood is considered the most accomplished of his works. It should be noted that Rogers and his brother utilized a large number of enslaved people with great skills in carpentry to build their commissions.

Joel D. Newsom (1789-1864) was the first owner of the property and legend states that the plantation house derived its name from the fact that the first pecan tree grown in Troup County was planted here. Newsom served as judge of the Troup County Inferior Court from 1831-36. In 1937, it was purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Arthur E. Mallory who owned it until the 1970s.

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Folk Victorian House, Mountville

I had a nice talk with the son of this home’s owner, whom he noted had lived in Mountville all her life and grew up in the Queen Anne pictured in the previous post.

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