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Augusta In Transition: Locust Street Between Lower and Jefferson Streets

At one point as we walked around, an SUV full of women pulled up and asked Jeff if he knew where downtown was. He replied, “I guess this is it?” They found that response hilarious and drove off laughing. Though… Continue Reading

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Augusta in Transition: Walnut Street Between Public and Lower Streets

Proceeding east on Walnut Street past Public Street, we came upon the same church I photographed last year. I’m starting to suspect that the tower and sanctuary were built separately. There are two wonderful Queen Anne cottages on the south… Continue Reading

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Augusta in Transition: Walnut Street Between Jackson and Public Streets

There are still owner-occupied single family houses, including this nice Italianate house, with a rolling backyard. Two friendly dogs greeted us around back. There are other houses with businesses mixed in, as well. But then more future businesses appear, and… Continue Reading

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Augusta, St. Charles County

Starting out in the countryside near Augusta, Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church dates back to 1851. Its building is a wonderful example of a wood frame Gothic Revival church; I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a Catholic church that… Continue Reading