Thanks to Peter Martin for the identification. He recalls a diner and auto parts store being located here and says there was a large peach or orange “sign” where the car wash is now located.
A recent clear-cutting operation has exposed several historic structures in the nearly forgotten African-American community of Chatman.
Today, Chatman is part of Riceboro and can’t even be found on most maps.
As of 2015, this house appears to be gone.
This store, in the Chatman community of Riceboro, likely dates to the 1930s or 1940s. Chatman is an historic African-American community with few other tangible links to its history.
As of late 2015, this building appears to be gone.
I first photographed this West Indian-influenced house in August 2008 when it was trimmed in green:
For an architectural description of chattel houses and photographs by Stephen Mendes: