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Recycled Sculptures at Sunrise Farm, Warren County

These recycled iron/scrap sculptures represent mythological and real creatures. I’m not sure who the artist is, but it may be farm owner Mark Chalker. You can’t help but notice them as you drive past.

Sea Horse

Sea Turtles

Octopus

Phoenix, or Firebird. It’s hard to pick a favorite, but the Phoenix is mine. (The octopus came in a close second).

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Reese, Georgia

This historic farmhouse and the adjacent general store/commissary are about all that’s left of the Reese community. Since 1971, the property has been known as the Strother Farm.

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Plantation Plain House, Ricketson

This transitional Federal I-House/Plantation Plain appears to date to early in the 19th century. I’ve not been able to locate any history of the house, but regarding the community, Greg Morrison, who lives nearby, notes: The Ricketson area was a militia district as well as Reese, Newsomes, Neals and English. All these areas are geographically connected and were all named for men who served in the Revolutionary War. He also suggests that he understands that this house was originally a dogtrot.

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Little Brier Creek Baptist Church, Warren County

Established in 1777, Little Brier Creek Baptist Church is the oldest in Warren County.

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Hall-and-Parlor House, Warren County

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Queen Anne Cottage, Circa 1870, Warrenton

Warrenton Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Warrenton Post Office, 1938

This New Deal post office is still in use. Louis A. Simon was the supervising architect.

Warrenton Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Vernacular House, Warrenton

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Eclectic House, Warrenton

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G. L. Haynes Funeral Home, Warrenton

This is an old African-American funeral home. It’s certainly one of the more unique such places I’ve seen.

 

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