The Road Less Traveled

Building left to decay…..

I have always appreciated architecture, in many forms. Whether it is an old timber building or a modern design. Everywhere along the back roads in Georgia, there were many old homesteads, barns, small groceries and abandoned churches. I often wonder  what happened. Was it an economic reason? The small community could not be sustained? People moved away due to lack of work? Whatever the reason, it leaves a question of how they got to be in a state of ruin.

I recently discovered a website devoted to old building and places in Georgia. The writer and photographer ( Brian Brown )  does an excellent job showing the forgotten places throughout Georgia. I appreciate the site, mainly because many of my ancestors came from Georgia. I saw many of these sights just the other day.  If you too appreciate abandoned building, etc., please visit his site and enjoy. Brian Brown’s site is

another abandoned barn


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