The Mt. Sinai Holiness Church of God sits just off the road in Emanuel County. Based on the name, this congregation was likely a Church of God in Christ (COGIC) denomination. While open to all races, members in the churches are mostly African American. Georgia’s historic resource database indicates that the church was built in 1945. According to Google Street Views, this church was active until at least 2014.
Constructed in the early 1890s, Dellwood United Methodist Church served the community of Dellwood for several decades. It was most recently the Son Light Inn. Currently, the church is no longer in use.
Art Deco can be hard to find in more rural areas. This building started as the Swainsboro Ice & Fuel Company and has evolved over the years. It’s now storage.
This 1950 Craftsman was designed by Leila Ross Wilburn, the second woman in the South to become a licensed architect. Ross created architectural plan books for home design. Her first of nine plan books, Southern Homes and Bungalows, was published in 1914. These plan books created access for middle-class homeowners to professionally designed home blueprints. She is considered Georgia’s most prolific architect of homes.
In 2018, Sarah J. Boykin and Susan M. Hunter published a retrospective on her work titled Southern Homes and Plan Books.
This home is a contributing property to Twin City’s Historic District.
This Folk Victorian cottage once served as the Methodist Parsonage for the Twin City United Methodist Church. It now serves as the pre-school for the church.
This home was built in 1940.