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John McCown House

Photo © 2017 David Bulit, John McCown House - Mayfield, Georgia

Just on the outskirts of Sparta is the Birdsong House, also known as the John McCown House, located in the unincorporated community of Mayfield which consists mostly of middle to low-class citizens. Back in the early 1800s though, Mayfield and all of Hancock County were thriving as plantations flourished due to the large demand for