Rock Mill Methodist Church – Jewell, GA

Rock Mill Methodist Church

Jewell, GA – Rock Mill Methodist Church, built c1841-1845, is just over a mile from its original location.  The church originally stood on a 3 acre tract donated by William Shivers, owner of Rock Mill Plantation (which still stands) and one of the first settlers in the area.

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“Holly Court” – Washington, Ga

Holly Court

Washington, Ga (Wilkes County) – Holly Court, also known as the Ficklen-Lyndon-Johnson House, has quite a history in its nearly 200 year history.  It’s actually the result of 2 houses being combined in the 1840s!  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, we get to take a peek inside at photos from 1970.  We have toured several Washington homes before, links are at the end of this article.

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Visiting “Richmond” – Natchez, Mississippi


Natchez, Mississippi – Another road trip!  I had the opportunity to attend the Natchez Spring Pilgrimage, and tour some amazing antebellum homes.  This monthlong tour of homes has something for everyone.  One of my favorites was a visit to Richmond – a house built in 3 distinct phases.

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