Category Archives: Pembroke GA

Memorial Day Remembrance, Pembroke

This photograph was made in 2010. It was one of the nicest patriotic displays I’ve seen and I hope they’re still doing it every year.

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Bacon Street, Pembroke

Maxine Todd writes: I love that street. It holds many memories for me. It’s where I stood as a young teenager and waved and shot peace signs to all the soldiers going to Fort Stewart.

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Bryan County Courthouse, 1938, Pembroke

Pembroke is one of the newest county seats in Georgia, having been chosen for this distinction when the construction of Fort Stewart cut off the previous county seat, Clyde, from public access. Though it has not been formally documented, the courthouse, designed by Savannah architect Walter P. Marshall, was likely funded by the Department of Defense.

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Hardware Store, Pembroke

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Obelisk Flour Mural, Pembroke

This mural was uncovered in 2011 when the City of Pembroke was working on revitalizing its downtown area. A new mural was planned for this wall, but when workers uncovered this one, it was decided that it was an important asset to the history of the community and was left intact. It was a great save on Pembroke’s part, as I’ve seen several historic murals painted over in towns all over South Georgia in the past few years. There’s a similar mural in Ochlocknee, though its condition is not as good.

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