Bethel Presbyterian Church near Port Gibson, Mississippi

The Bethel Presbyterian Church near Port Gibson, Mississippi got its start from the Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church as its members split to form the First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson and the Bethel Presbyterian Church. A Quick History of … [Read more...]

The Windsor Ruins

About 10 miles southwest of Port Gibson, Mississippi sits a tract of cleared land where the ruins of twenty-nine gothic columns commonly called the Windsor Ruins. The Windsor Ruins was once the beautiful plantation mansion called the Windsor. … [Read more...]

Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church near Port Gibson, Mississippi

During one of my trips to the Port Gibson, Mississippi area to visit the Windsor Ruins and Rodney, Mississippi I had the chance to stop at the old Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church. Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church. In 1801 Presbyterian … [Read more...]

Random Picture of the Week #8: The Windsor Ruins

This week’s random picture is from a special trip I took while on my way to see my grandmother before she passed way. Although the place is peaceful and the architecture is beautiful, I’ve noticed that when the area gets very quiet, the creep factor … [Read more...]

Random Picture of the Week #6 – The Longwood Plantation

This week’s random image is another image for the Longwood Plantation photo shoot I did back in early November. The Longwood Plantation The Longwood Plantation were the dreams of Dr. Haller Nutt, a wealthy cotton Plantation owner. Dr. Nutt had … [Read more...]

Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor

Fort Sumter started construction in 1829 and was named after the Revolutionary War hero, General Thomas Sumter, and was part of a series of fortifications on the southern U.S. coast to protect the harbors. By the time the Civil War begin in 1861 it … [Read more...]

The Abandoned Castle Pinckney in Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina

Castle Pinckney is located on Shutes Folley Island in Charleston Harbor, Charleston South Carolina. Originally named Fort Pinkey when General George Washington saw that the island was strategically placed and ordered a fort be built on the … [Read more...]

The Ghost Town of Rocky Springs, Mississippi

The small town of Rocky Springs, Mississippi is a ghost town with nothing more than a walking path around what was once the town with a few old safes, cisterns, plaques were buildings may have once stood. The only building left in town is the Rocky … [Read more...]

Crownover Chapel and Fairland Cemetery

Late in April 2015 a photographer friend and I took a road trip to explore Texas Hill Country and West Texas to photograph Texas Wildflowers and abandonments. After finishing up at the Bluebonnet house in Marble Falls, Texas we were heading west … [Read more...]

Fairview Cemetery and Church in Tuxedo, Texas

Fairview Cemetery and Church in Tuxedo, Texas was founded in 1890 when John Page Free was buried in December 1890. There are over a 1000 interments with a few being laid to rest in the last fifteen years. Currently the cemetery and church is … [Read more...]

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