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South Georgia Tobacco Patch


South Georgia ... Peanuts!

Irwinville Farms Tobacco Barn & Pecan Trees. Irwin County, Georgia. Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014




georgia, oh georgia

Douglas, Georgia. South Georgia tobacco sharecropper during the tobacco auction. In order to eke out a living members of the sharecropper families in recent years have begun to migrate to Florida...

Go your own way in Georgia!

In Our South, we're Believers. So, Sunday morning is a sacred gathering of faith and fellowship, often in the same beautiful old church of our parents and grandparents. (Pictured here is Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in Darien, Georgia, chartered in 1843)

Atlanta, Georgia

Tobacco Barn and Ancient Oaks Branchville Road Mitchell County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

I'm From Georgia

Georgia - 1960s picture map

Brian Brown gets lost a lot—on purpose. The self-taught photographer behind the Vanishing South Georgia and Vanishing Coastal Georgia projects has been archiving the state’s past since 2005. That was the year he moved back to his hometown of Fitzgerald and noticed all of the places that had disappeared, including the tobacco barn on his family’s farm. Photo Credit: Brian Brown.

Savannah, Georgia

Tybee Island, Georgia

Ferris Wheel - Marietta, Georgia


The Old Mill Waterwheel at Berry College in Rome, Georgia