The Rails of Macon

Where: Macon, Georgia Trip Date: 9/23/17 If you remember several weeks ago I wrote an article on some of the historic homes of Macon, Georgia. That same day I explored a couple of other historic areas of the city, and I am finally getting around to posting the second Macon installment.   A History [...]

By | 2017-10-25T22:07:39+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Georgia, History|5 Comments

Tallulah Gorge Part 2: A Not so Brief Hike

Where: Tallulah Falls, Georgia Trip Date: 9/26/17 Two weeks ago I spent a day hiking through Tallulah Gorge in northeast Georgia. Last week I gave a brief history of the gorge, and today—as promised—I will talk a bit about the hike. Early Morning at Tallulah Gorge We arrived at Tallulah Gorge State Park early [...]

By | 2017-10-12T22:05:03+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Georgia, History|2 Comments

Tallulah Gorge Part 1: A Brief History

Where: Tallulah Falls, Georgia Trip Date: 9/26/17 Last week I spent a day hiking through the beautiful Tallulah Gorge and seeing the sights. There were so many things to draw that—in an effort not to take too much time out of your day—I will break this article into two parts. So today I will [...]

By | 2017-10-06T02:35:16+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Georgia, History|2 Comments

Historic Houses of Macon

Where: Macon, Georgia Trip Date: 9/23/17 Hey, remember when this blog was about travelling? Yeah, me neither. But finally, after two weeks of going nowhere, I am back to work. An Afternoon in Macon On the way to a family gathering last week, my father and I made a quick detour through a historic [...]

By | 2017-09-28T23:44:56+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Georgia, History|1 Comment

Wine Tasting at Crush Fest

Where: Cleveland, Georgia Trip Date: 9/2/17 I know that I covered some of Cleveland very recently, but this week is a little different. Most of my posts have been history based, but by sheer happenstance I discovered that a local vineyard was hosting Crush Fest this past week, and I could not pass up [...]

By | 2017-09-07T20:45:11+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Event, Georgia|5 Comments

Tallest to Smallest: Lighthouses of Tybee Island, Georgia

Where: Tybee Island, Georgia Trip Date: 8/25/17 Ok, I promised “fewer” lighthouses after Michigan, not “no” lighthouses. I was in Savannah this past weekend visiting some friends and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to start documenting some of the lighthouses a little closer to me in the southeast. Tybee Island Lighthouse About half [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:59:49+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Georgia, History|1 Comment

Eclipse Day on the Cleveland Square

Where: Cleveland, Georgia Trip Date: 8/21/17 As anyone who may have glanced up at the sky on Monday will realize, we recently witnessed a spectacular solar eclipse. Fortuitously, the path of totality passed right through my little corner of North Georgia. Well, I had planned to spend the day at Tallulah Gorge State Park [...]

By | 2017-08-25T10:58:37+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Event, Georgia, History|5 Comments

Unearthing History: The Nacoochee Mound

Where: Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia Trip Date: The first eighteen years of my life. After the last several weeks of exploring exotic locations in Michigan I decided I would keep this week’s traveling simple. So I traveled right outside my back door. Just outside of Helen in the Nacoochee Valley—only a few miles from where I [...]

By | 2017-08-18T00:30:45+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Georgia, History|5 Comments