One of the first lessons I used to teach at the beginning of the year involved various images where I attempted to teach students that every piece of ground has a history. At one point during the lesson we would move as a group down to the playground. My purpose was not recess but to encourage … [Read more...]
Every Now and Then
A blog about Douglas County history, including stories of old Campbell County. Follow Lisa's Every Now and Then page on Facebook.
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...]
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...]