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Villanow General Store

Taken: Circa 1880
Caption: Villanow General Store
Additional Description: The Villanow General Store is listed in the National Register of Historical Places (under the name: Cavender's Store). It holds the record as being the oldest free standing country store in the State of Georgia. Included in the documentation of the National Register of Historical Places is information the store was built by owner and operator Joseph Warren Cavender of Villanow. He was a veteran of the War Between the States on the Confederate side. The store is still located at the main intersection of Villanow, Walker County, Georgia.
Joseph Warren Cavender is pictured on the front porch of his store wearing a vest and tie as he posed with fellow town folk.
Submitted: December 1, 2008, by Eddie Hightower of Branchville, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p45311
File Size: 4.235 Megabytes

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