I haven’t found much information on the church, but I love the archways and the towers. My favorite unexpected detail is the CME spelled out in the bricks at the top.
Clayton and Katie Dudley moved to Dublin from Cordele in the late 1800s. They started several businesses that provided goods and services to the Black community. They began the funeral home as the C.D. Dudley & Son, Undertakers & Embalmers in 1922.
Initially built as a plantation plain or I-house in 1849, the Asa Chandler home showcases Folk Victorian additions. Reverend Asa Chandler was a Baptist preacher and small-scale farmer in Elbert County. He utilized enslaved labor to cultivate a wide variety of crops on his land.
According to Scott Reed, an Athens-based preservationist, this home is believed to be older than want is stated in the National Register of Historic Places and that it first started as a dog trot.
In 1917, the home was purchased by Walter Jones.
The home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
The marker of Martha Griffin (1874-1933) utilizes marbles set in concrete for a handmade headstone. Folk art headstones using marbles can frequently be found in rural church cemeteries.