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Category Archives: Buildings

Morning Shade ?School/Church?

This is the the Morning Shade Baptist Church or School, I’m not quite sure which one fits it better. I believe Margaret (Brockwell) Jackson told me that it was a school that also housed church on Sundays and that the building was later moved and now no longer exists. She went on to [...]

Third Henry County Courthouse, Circa 1880s or 1890s

This is a photograph of the third Henry County Courthouse building which was completed in 1852, the second courthouse on that site. It was a two-story red brick building with a brass-like dome. Apparently, the fireplace in the court room was famously stained with tobacco juice.
During the civil war, the building witnessed the [...]