In 1974, the Georgia Supreme Court upheld a criminal sentence for a woman who was banished from seven different counties for a year. Immediately two questions pop into my head. Seven counties!?! Banished!?! While I do have a list of folks....a very short list...running through my mind … [Read more...]
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Peruse Lisa's general posts as well as entries from her Every Now and Then, Georgia On My Mind, and History is Elementary blogs.
I love dirt roads, and Georgia is full of them. When I was 18 and a newbie on the college campus of my father's choosing, I was a member of The Dirt Road Club. The requirements were simple - you had to have enough money to invest in either gas or an appropriate beverage or two for you and your … [Read more...]
Do you know what these are? If you guessed dental tools you would be correct. Now, who owned them? None other than America's silversmith and favorite member of the Sons of Liberty who rode the countryside warning the folks that the British were coming. No - not William Dawes, but that … [Read more...]
What comes to mind when I throw the word “rumor” out? It seems that your response would have something to do with your own personal experiences concerning rumors. I think if we were all honest we would have to admit we might have had a hand in beginning a rumor, most certainly in sharing a rumor, … [Read more...]