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...]
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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.
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...]
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...]