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Clayton was known as “Dividings” to the Cherokees because several major trails among Indian settlements diverged here on the ridge above Stekoa Creek. Click thumbnail to enlarge and read more information about each image.
Bleckley House 1925
Blue Ridge Hotel 1920
Rabun County Courthouse in the square, prior to 1907-08
Rabun County Courthouse 1908
Depot at Clayton 1913
Hamby hardware building, c. 1960
Clayton Baptist Church, 1943
Ivy Hill Baptist Church Bible School, c. 1950
Sheriff Luther Rickman (left in photo) with a captured moonshine still, 1940
Claude, John, and Fred Derrick in front of their Standard Oil station on Main Street, c. 1940