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The ranch-type house
As buildings from the ‘recent past’ approach fifty years in age, the question of how to preserve these cultural resources is raised. This thesis considered one of those ‘recent past’ buildings: the Ranch-type house. Based ...
Presenting Mr. Ira's masterpiece : two centuries of agricultural change at the Shields-Ethridge Farm
For two centuries, owners of the Shields-Ethridge Farm in Jackson County, Georgia adapted to changes in the larger agricultural scene. Following the pattern of other upcountry settlers, they first cultivated tobacco, then ...
The impact of wilderness on Cumberland Island, Georgia
How has the Cumberland Island Wilderness Act of 1982 impacted the historic resources of the island? Through the Act’s restrictions on use, the National Park Service (NPS) has been restricted in its efforts to maintain ...
Albert D. Sams and the Church-Waddel-Brumby House
For several decades before his death in 1986, Albert Dobbs Sams was dedicated to thepreservation of Athens, GeorgiaÕs historic properties. A driving force behind several housemuseum restorations, Albert Sams was integral ...
Friend or foe
Local historic designation’s role in the revitalization of low-income, historic urban neighborhoods generally focuses on architectural rehabilitation and economic stimulation. The notion of preserving intangible elements ...