The other day I happened upon this recollection that was published in the Weekly Constitution dated December 4, 1883. The memory re-told in the story had happened just 41 years before when Atlanta was known as Marthasville and the "town" was little more than a depot. The story was titled "Atlanta of … [Read more...]
Georgia On My Mind
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As an educator I've seen this particular image of Susan B. Anthony several times in books, magazine articles, and blog posts. Since the photo is archived with the Library of Congress it's easy to find and use, but the other day I discovered something that connects it to my home - Atlanta, … [Read more...]
Growing up in Red Oak, Georgia along U.S. 29 or Roosevelt Highway my father indulged my sister and I with just about every pet imaginable with reptiles being the exception. Of course, we had the regular assortment of dogs and cats that just seemed to take up with us...usually at a time when they … [Read more...]
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...]