Columbus, GA – The Lion House (also known as Hoxey-Cargill House) dates to the 1840s. The history of this house – it has it all! There’s a secret tunnel, ghosts, and gold found in a window during renovations. I couldn’t wait to learn more about the history of this stately home.
St. Mary’s, Georgia – This beautiful church, built in 1858 looks small – but when built, it seated 200! I had a chance to take a look around this beautiful and historic church, and learn more about the history.
Port Gibson, MS – Yes, we DO leave the state of Georgia from time to time. Visiting the Windsor Ruins with my dog Leroy was fun – read on for more photos and the history of this hauntingly beautiful place.
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.
Brooks County, GA – About 6 miles outside of Quitman Ga, Forest Hill Plantation is thought to be the first 2 story house in Brooks County! The Spain family lived here for quite some time, and established the Bank of Quitman along with a hotel.