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Pomegranate Hall

Photo © 2018 David Bulit, Pomegranate Hall - Sparta, Georgia

Pomegranate Hall was built in the 1830s by Nathan Sayre after moving to Sparta, Georgia from New Jersey in the early 1830s where he became a state attorney, a member of the Georgia legislature, and a superior court judge. Although he never married, he had several children with one of his slave women and later