Tag Archives: Georgia General Stores

General Store , 1904, Eastville

These ruins are all that remain of the general store in the ghost town of Eastville.

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Filed under --OCONEE COUNTY GA--, Eastville GA

Gratis Store & Post Office, 1919, Walton County

I’m a bit confused about this structure, which records date to 1919. Post office records indicate the office in this community only operated from 1893-1902. Records are often incorrect, though, and I hope to learn more.

 

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Filed under --WALTON COUNTY GA--, Gratis GA

Historic Storefronts, Statham

Jefferson Street, facing west

Jefferson Street, facing east

Railroad Street, facing east

Railroad Street, facing west

Statham Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --BARROW COUNTY GA--, Statham GA

Hogan’s Store, Oglethorpe County

The Hogan General Store is a familiar landmark in Oglethorpe County, located near the ruins of the Birdsong-Hogan House.

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Griffin Store, Wilkes County

This well-loved landmark near Phillips Mill Baptist Church is a favorite in the community. And they still pump your gas for you!

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False Front General Store, Rayle

One may notice a trend when in Rayle. The historic storefronts and warehouses are all sided with tin. With that in mind, it’s easy to see why this is the most interesting and significant of the bunch. There’s the wonderful Jefferson Island Salt mural, the tin brick, and the fact that it’s a rare two-story false front store (a shed roof has been removed). But most importantly, the owners have allowed it to stand intact all these years. I hope to learn more about it and hope it’s around for a long time.

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Filed under --WILKES COUNTY GA--, Rayle GA

Tin Storefront, Rayle

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Tin Storefront, Rayle

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Commercial Row, Circa 1910, Washington

This commercial row on Depot Street is a great example of turn-of-the-century retail architecture and appears to have been abandoned for many years.

Washington Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Filed under --WILKES COUNTY GA--, Washington GA

B. C. Wilcher General Merchandise, Mitchell

This is an amazingly well-preserved general store, like most of the commercial structures in the historic area of Michell. I’m really surprised the whole downtown isn’t on the National Register of Historic Places. It should be.

 

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Filed under --GLASCOCK COUNTY GA--, Mitchell GA