Stancil’s Store – Ball Ground, Ga

Today’s blog post is on the now shuttered Stancil’s Store and Amoco station in Ball Ground, Ga. Stancil’s opened in 1912 as a general store, and sold a little bit of everything. They were the local gas station, hardware store and shoe store. They pretty much carried a little bit of everything that a family could need from dry goods to firewood, coal and most small appliances for the home. The signs on the outside of this decaying building¬†show that they were the local Red Wing shoes and boots store and from what locals have told me, they were also …