Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

Photographers don’t usually capture the underside of a staircase, but my point of view came from the historic significance of this one.  Perhaps the earliest example of a cantilevered or floating staircase in Georgia, it is found in the historic Chief Vann House which was constructed in 1803 and 1804 by James Vann.  Vann was not only a Cherokee chief but was also the wealthiest businessman in the Cherokee Nation.

Vann House staircaseFor more Points of View, see http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/unusual/

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24 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

    1. Definitely could tell some stories. When the Vann family was removed during the Cherokee Trail of Tears, the Georgia state militia tried to smoke them out by throwing a burning log on the staircase. The damage can still be seen to this day.


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