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Charles P. Ray House, 1918, Lavonia

This historic home has been known as the Southern Oaks Inn in recent years.

Jones Street Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Gable Front House, Lavonia

 

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Colonial Revival Cottage, Lavonia

West Avenue-Roberts Street Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Queen-Sewell-Richey House, 1904, Lavonia

West Avenue-Roberts Street Residential Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Cheek House, 1904, Lavonia

This  home was built by Will Edgar Stevenson as a wedding gift for his daughter, Josephine Stevenson Cheek. Mr. Stevenson was a local builder and owned a home and brickyard across the street, which provided the bricks used in the construction of this house. Subsequent owners were Morgan Williams, Sr., and Dr. Archie Rushton.

National Register of Historic Places

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Carnegie Library, 1911, Lavonia

In March 1909, the Lavonia Woman’s Club sought funding from Andrew Carnegie and the approval of a town council for the construction of a library. Carnegie pledged $5000 for the construction and the council promised $500 per year for the purchase of books and upkeep for ten years. petitioned Mr. Andrew Carnegie and the town council for the erection of a building to house what would eventually become known as a library. Mr. Carnegie granted $5,000 for erection of a building with the council providing $500 a year for ten years for books and upkeep. The facility, now part of the Athens Regional Library, still serves the city.

National Register of Historic Places

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Commercial Block, Lavonia

Lavonia Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Commercial Block, Lavonia

Lavonia Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Bank of Lavonia Building, 1920

Lavonia Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Vickery Bank Building, 1904, Lavonia

Lavonia has some wonderful historic commercial structures and this might be the nicest of the bunch.

Lavonia Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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