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Nolan Plantation

Photo © 2015 David Bulit, Nolan Plantation - Bostwick, Georgia

The Nolan farm operated from 1856 to about 1970 and covered around 2000 acres. Today known as the Nolan Crossroads, the area represents the transition from slavery-based agriculture to the sharecropping economy of the South post-Civil War. This Neoclassical house was constructed by James A. Nolan in 1905 complete with the large curving porch which