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When she came into the valley, Jee found herself at the edge of a large, open field. On the far side, she saw an old farm house overgrown with briars and weeds. It was a decrepit, tumbledown place — every window broken, the splintered shingles of the roof caving in on themselves.    She went on across the field, doing her best to blend in with the tall weeds as she approached the house. She could feel the windows watching her.

When she came into the valley, Jee found herself at the edge of a large, open field. On the far side, she saw an old farm house overgrown with briars and weeds. It was a decrepit, tumbledown place — every window broken, the splintered shingles of the roof caving in on themselves. She went on across the field, doing her best to blend in with the tall weeds as she approached the house. She could feel the windows watching her.

Central State Hospital: Under Dr. Thomas A. Green, 1845 to 1879, care of patients was based on the "institution as family". This modeled hospitals to resemble an extended family. Green ate with staff and patients daily and abolished chain and rope restraints. As time would tell, it became overpopulated and rumors of abuse were noted. It closed in 2010.

GA, Milledgeville, The abandoned Central State Hospital (formerly known as Georgia State Lunatic Idiot and Epileptic Asylum, Georgia State Sanitarium and Midgeville State Hospital). The buildings are in a circle around a big field.

Washington County GA Abandoned Farmhouse Cracker Style Architecture Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2013

This type of farmhouse, sometimes called Georgia Cracker, was once widespread throughout the region.

Then and now view of Atlanta’s Margaret Mitchell House after burning in 1996. This is the historic house where Gone With the Wind was written.

Then and now view of Atlanta’s Margaret Mitchell House after burning in This is the historic house where Gone With the Wind was written. Wear magic was born !

Abandoned Church Near Hiltonia Screven County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Abandoned Church Near Hiltonia Screven County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Macon County, Georgia | Flickr - Photo Sharing! *How sad, a house in Marshallville I've snuck into right here on Pinterest...EP*

Macon County, Georgia | Flickr - Photo Sharing! *How sad, a house in Marshallville I've snuck into right here on Pinterest...EP*

Shawnee GA Effingham County Ghost Town Community Center Abandoned Rusted Tin Roof Pictures Photo Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2010

Shawnee GA Effingham County Ghost Town Community Center Abandoned Rusted Tin Roof Pictures Photo Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2010

Railroad Depot Lilly GA Abandoned Vernacular Architecture Pictures Photo Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2009

Railroad Depot Lilly GA Abandoned Vernacular Architecture Pictures Photo Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2009

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Kennedy Bridge Road Bulloch County GA Abandoned Farmhouse Cracker Vernacular I House Old Detached Kitchen Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2013

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"Old Georgia State Hospital" -- [Milledgeville, Georgia]~[Photograph by (Wesley) - October 6 I really want to see this in person.

Old Ogeechee Road Screven County GA Abandoned Wooden Bridge Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Near the ghost town of Ogeechee on the Ogeechee River this wooden bridge still stands alongside a newer bridge, built in I imagine it was a scary trip on the Old Ogeechee Road back in the day, especially during flood stage.

Irwin County GA Tar Paper Tarpaper Shack Vernacular Shotgun House Abandoned Rural Southern Decay Sharecropping Pictures Photo Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA

The Shotgun House

Lucynell and Lucynell's "Shotgun Shack" so named because 1 shotgun blast could hit everyone in the home.

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