It won’t be long before its time to pick cotton in rural counties across the South. This photo, by VanishingSouthGeorgia.com photographer Brian Brown, shows an old corrugated metal farm building on the plantation that includes the Mathew Sheppard Brinson house (1888) in Jenkins County, Ga.
Prospect Grocery on S.C. Highway 341 near Johnsonville, S.C., rests in Sunday-afternoon quiet, but is busy during the week.
The Prospect community is famous for “The Neck” Christmas Parade and is infamous as the spot where Pee Wee Gaskins buried a number of his murder victims …
Although tobacco no longer dominates the agricultural landscape in the South Carolina’s Pee Dee region, there are still a number of acres of the golden leaf planted, photographer Linda W. Brown of Kingstree writes.
Yep, there’s a welcome center for UFOs in the heart of the Southern Crescent in Bowman, S.C., in rural Orangeburg County.
The saucer-shaped building is in the yard of Jody Pendarvis, who started building it in 1994, according to RoadsideAmerica.com.
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