A few investors were behind the magnificent Sweetwater Park Hotel in Lithia Springs, but Edwin W. Marsh and Samuel M. Inman were the primary figures. I felt it was time that I found out more about them. Edwin W. Marsh is remembered as an extremely successful dry goods merchant. He was born in … [Read more...]
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Last night a group of people joined me for a talk about the Sweetwater Park Hotel and the Piedmont Chautauqua at the Douglas County library on Selman Drive. I was amazed at the turnout. It’s great to know so many people are interested in Lithia Springs’ vibrant past. Many showed up with … [Read more...]
From time to time a friend will ask me about my writing. Questions concerning what I'm working on, what topics I'm researching, or what to expect next with the blogs or my column with the Douglas County Sentinel. It's nice to have friends and family who are interested. Last week I … [Read more...]
Boom and bust – basic social studies vocabulary words, right? Think about how you learned these words. I would imagine you were taught about boom and bust during an exploration of the Gold Rush, right? Most everyone is...and that's my point. Are there other situations where the terms boom … [Read more...]