Upson House, Athens – 1847

Athens, GA – Clarke County- This Greek Revival mansion located on Prince Avenue has an interesting story of prominent families over the years. For simplicity, we are calling it Upon House (instead of Franklin-Gazaway-Long-Upson House).   It was even turned into a  bank – read through the history of this home and see some old interior photographs.

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Washington Presbyterian Church, Built 1825

Washington, GA – Wilkes County – I had an opportunity to visit Washington Presbyterian Church yesterday as part of a Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Expedition, a great tour of 20 different sites in the area.  The church actually dates prior to 1790 and has an interesting history – and it’s the oldest non-residential building in town.

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