Helen, Georgia

Helen, Georgia is a Bavarian Alps replica town. “It’s the charm of Bavaria, Germany, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” Helen is the state’s third most visited city that was formerly a logging town in decline that reinvented themselves. 94 more words

Travel

If The Creek Don't Rise by Leah Weiss

If The Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss

Published August 8th, 2017 by Sourcebooks Landmark

Genres Historical Fiction

Pages 320

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Book Review

Taking to the Air

This week we hosted a group from Manitoba who came to work on projects at the camp.  One of the couples flew into the small airport in our town.   144 more words

Family

THE ROYAL PROCLAMATION OF 1763

THE ROYAL PROCLAMATION OF 1763

Royal Proclamation, what does it mean?

What role did it play that angered the colonist and brought about oppositions.

And how did this opposition lead to new financial policy. 219 more words

History

Awakening Persephone

No one notified me that the tall, slender, young tulip poplar trees outside my balcony were going to be cut down and turned into mulch right in front of my eyes. 1,288 more words

Essays

On the Edge of Appalachia

Last winter, a friend of mine suggested to me that I take a peek at a book. It happened to be Trampoline: An Illustrated Novel… 431 more words

Working on the railroad, drowned on the river.

Wilson Advance, 16 February 1883.

When construction resumed after the Civil War, the state of North Carolina leased thousands of African-American convicts — many sentenced for trivial crimes — to the  64 more words

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