The little of town of Knoxville, Georgia is so small you wouldn’t have heard of it even if you drove right through it. It’s the county seat of Crawford County, but it only has about 800 people living there. Even John Pemberton, the inventor of Coca-Cola left town as a young boy and moved to … [Read more...]
Georgia On My Mind
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Most of us are familiar with the fact that in the weeks following the surrender at Appomattox and the assassination of President Lincoln on April 15, 1865, Federal troops were hot on the trail of the Confederate leaders. In particular there was a $100,000 bounty on the head of Jefferson Davis, … [Read more...]
I sort through several vintage and historic images a day to come up with pictures I post on one of my three Facebook pages. I don’t have a lot of time, so I shuffle through them and put the images aside that make me pause in some way. For some reason this one caused me to linger a moment longer. … [Read more...]
Back in January I had the pleasure of attending the annual conference for the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries representing the Douglas County History and Tourism Commission and the Douglas County Museum of History and Art. It was a wonderful conference with lots of great seminars on … [Read more...]