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Traveling the Tugaloo River Corridor—Providence Methodist Church

Last year, I began photographing rural historic churches. It was a thing to do on Sunday afternoons, especially in the colder months. But my interest has continued. Churches have always been a central part of communities. Many of the ones I visit are in locations surrounded by nothing but pure farmland. Providence Methodist is different. [...]

By |2019-06-04T18:44:43-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Historic Churches, Living in Stephens County, Memories|0 Comments

A Church in the Wildwood!

A couple of weeks ago, we found Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Banks County. As I chase down these old rural churches, I'm rediscovering my love for "all things" history. It's just fun looking back and also learning a little bit about the people, who lived in the communities surrounding these old houses of worship. [...]

By |2018-10-14T11:47:56-07:00October 14th, 2018|Historic Churches, Memories, Northeast Georgia|0 Comments

For All Who Worshiped Here

A good, true story: "Hebron Presbyterian Church gained considerable notoriety from its pictorial history over the years that was published in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. It became even more widely known when Olive Ann Burns made Heron an intricate part of her book Cold Sassy Tree. And while there's no record of Grandma Twitty [...]

By |2018-10-10T16:36:33-07:00October 9th, 2018|Historic Churches, Memories, Northeast Georgia|0 Comments

Historic Camp Meeting at Poplar Springs

Historic rural churches have fascinated me for many years! Photographing them could be tough without some planning. About a year ago, I heard of a guy, who photographs rural historic churches in Georgia. Some are still in use and others have been abandoned and some are being restored. This is a post of an old [...]

By |2018-10-09T20:47:34-07:00September 28th, 2018|Historic Churches, Memories, Northeast Georgia, The Company of Friends|0 Comments