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Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, Upson County

Friendship Primitive Baptist Church was established in 1886.

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Abandoned Store, Upson County

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74 Bait & Tackle, Upson County

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Green Heron, Upson County

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Green Herons (Butorides virescens) are among the most common residents in the shallows along the Flint River. This one was photographed at Sprewell Bluff.

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Piggie Park, 1950, Thomaston

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A local favorite and popular stop for travelers through Thomaston since 1950, Piggie Park is an old-school drive-in specializing in barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs, and Brunswick stew. They also have hand-made milkshakes.

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The Rock, Georgia

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In the 1850s the Central of Georgia Railroad would pick up and leave mail at a large rock beside its tracks midway between Thomaston and Barnesville. Since the area had no other formal name, people began addressing mail to “the Rock”. The name stuck.

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The Rock Baptist Church, 1920, Upson County

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