Road Trip 17: A Handful of Sandersville Mansions

In Sandersville we needed to turn north on Highway 15 so we could get to Sparta before dark.


Wish we'd had more time. "Old Jail Museum and  Genealogy Research Center 129 Jones Street."

20140929_175311 2014-09-29 Sandersville Georgia Drive Home from Hilton Head Old Jail Museum and  Genealogy Research Center 129 Jones Street
We stopped long enough to take a picture though the drizzle from the car.

20140929_175354 2014-09-29 Sandersville Georgia Drive Home from Hilton Head
Downtown wasn't dead at 6pm.

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John Dana is a state court judge with a handsome office.

Then whoa, North Harris Street, a street of mansions north of the courthouse.

IMG_3016 2014-09-29 Salmon Pink Mansion Sandersville Georgia
Salmon is one of my favorite colors for mansions.

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Speechless.

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Uhh... Curvy portico and a balcony with a reverse curve. Apologies for the blurry picture but I have to show you.

SandersvilleSchoolHi-Res Photo by Halston Pitman
Just so you know: The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation has placed the Sandersville School on it's 2015 Places in Peril List.