Photo Archive

Summerville was incorporated in 1877 as shown by this article in the Summerville Gazette
Summerville Fire Department mid 1960s
The first Supreme Oil Gas Station in Summerville, founded by Harvey McCollum
These mid 1950s majorettes were ready to twirl at the SHS games
For a brief period in the early 60s, a bowling alley was near Trion but burned
Two noted politicians ride in a parade on Summerville
Coca Cola makes its way to the county by wagon
Parade time circa 1960 in downtown Summerville
1950s Summerville icons, State Restaurant, Southern 5 and 10, Montgomery Mill
Jim RIchie sold men’s clothes for many years at Richie’s store circa 1950-2000
Georgia Rug Mill, Mill Village, and Chert Pit in Summerville, circa 1960
The John D. Taylor home on Congress Street in Summerville,
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Hogg’s proudly pose by their car
The Woodard Family opens the Piggly Wiggly in 1962 and closes the Cash Store in downtown Summerville
Chattooga County had 2 hospitals and local doctors around 1960
Garnetts Furniture opened in downtown Summerville in 1955
Prior to 1960 many taxi cabs operated in Summerville, Just look in the Yellow Pages
Homer Sanders, sold papers in town and worked at the Greyhound bus station
1938 Fair Ad from The Summerville News
Kitchen of the Ernest Montgomery Home, notice the wood stove and water tank