Presented by the Laurens County Historical Society, Dublin, Georgia. For questions and information, please contact Scott B. Thompson, Sr. at dublinhistory@yahoo.com.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

IMAGES OF OUR PAST - AUGUSTUS F. JOHNSON HOUSE - OLD SAVANNAH ROAD, PLEASANT SPRINGS COMMUNITY, EAST DUBLIN, GEORGIA

This house was built in the years after the Civil War.  Located about a quarter of a mile east of Pleasant Springs Baptist Church on Georgia Highway 86, "The Old Savannah Road," the home was built by the neighbors and relatives of Augustus Johnson, Co. 49th Ga. Infantry, C.S.A. Private Johnson died of measles in Winder Hospital, Richmond, VA on September 19, 1862.