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.
Brooks County, Georgia – Situated about 4 miles from the Florida border, Fernside Plantation captured my interest as soon as I saw it- what was its story? This antebellum plantation turned up an interesting history as I learned more about it.
Quitman, GA – Brooks County – The 1907 William Webster Walker House was designed by Israel Boyd for the Walker family. This large home housed the family of one of Quitman’s leading citizens, with many accomplishments throughout the years. The more I read, the more interesting it became!
Grooverville – Brooks County – Visiting Grooverville Methodist Church (built in 1856) last week was so interesting I wanted to share the history of this special church. From it’s beginnings in 1833 until 1987, there’s a lot of history here.
Quitman, GA – Morton Bray Plantation is one of the largest remaining plantations in the Red Hills region at 3,500 acres. The original owner lived here for 68 years – and even ended up as the oldest Bank President in the U.S. Lots of interesting things about Morton Bray Plantation to share.