Classics, Ben Hill County, Ga.

Classics from two different centuries, Ben Hill County, Ga.

Classics from two different centuries, Ben Hill County, Ga.

The house, writes photographer VanishingSouthGeorgia.com photographer Brian Brown, is a classic from the 19th century.  The car is a classic from the 1950s.  Both are in Ben Hill County in the central part of the state.

Just over 9,000 people live in Fitzgerald, the county seat of rural Ben Hill County.  Some 31.6 percent of people in the county live in poverty, according to Census figures. More.