Elberton is basically a deserted "town," originally with a population of 500, but now about 10. Its so-called mayor, John Elwood, has been known for making dulcimers and canjos. He makes the canjos from empty tins of Washington State University's world famous Cougar Gold Cheese.
Click for a video of John playing his canjo.
Click for a Seattle Times article about John, Elberton and the canjos.