On our way to Eufaula and a couple of other places, we went through Union Springs. In the middle of downtown is the Bullock County Courthouse which was built in 1871, in the Second Empire style:
Since Union Springs is the “Bird Dog Field Trial Capitol of the World“, they put up this monument in 1996:
There are different game preserves around Union Springs, but the most prominent one is Sedgefields plantation, which was developed by Lewis Maytag (Maytag appliances). There’s a listing of some of the different plantations/hunting clubs here.
Love these old boxes:
All around town are these benches with a bird dog design:
It’s open now as a museum, and on the third floor there is a trap door that was used for hanging prisoners back in the early 1900s: