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Air mail and Candler Field
Air mail and Candler Field
The story Atlanta's first airport and the arrival of an innovative new feature at its doorstep - air mail!
Airplane crash at Orly Field
Airplane crash at Orly Field
Tragic Air France crash taking the lives of 111 of Atlanta's elite, civic leaders, art patrons and politicians
Athen's Double Barrel Cannon
Athen's Double Barrel Cannon
Richard Irby tells us about a unique piece of Athens/Clarke County history known as the Double Barrel Cannon
Atlanta in 1942
Atlanta in 1942
Atlanta was a growing and changing community in 1942. The US rail hub was becoming a hub of sorts for the airlines at Atlanta Airport...
Atlanta Premiere of Gone With The Wind
Atlanta Premiere of Gone With The Wind
The stars fell in Atlanta in December, 1939 to celebrate a film event unlike anything a southern town had ever seen.
Cherokee Placenames in North Georgia
Cherokee Placenames in North Georgia
The legacy of the Cherokee Indians in North Georgia are the placenames that remain 160 years after the removal of the Cherokee. Here are our favorites.
Civilian Conservation Corps
Civilian Conservation Corps
The story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and details about their work in north Georgia.
Civilian Conservation Corps Camps in North Georgia
Civilian Conservation Corps Camps in North Georgia
Listing of known CCC camps in North Georgia
Death at the Crossing
Death at the Crossing
Bus - Train collision, Tennga, on the Tennessee-Georgia Line, March 28, 2000
Death on I-75
Death on I-75
The worst traffic accident in the state of Georgia occurred near Ringgold on March 14, 2002
Ferries of Cobb County
Ferries of Cobb County
The ferry crossings of the Chattahoochee River fostered the earliest commercial growth in North Georgia. After the Civil War they were replaced, frequently by covered bridges.
General Sherman's Georgia Romance
General Sherman's Georgia Romance
A selection from Touring the Backroads of North and South Georgia, the article details General Sherman's love for a Georgia women he met many years before The Atlanta Campaign.
Georgia Trivia
Georgia Trivia
Little known facts about North Georgia and the entire state.
Influential people in the development of today's North Georgia
Influential people in the development of today's North Georgia
These people had the most affect on today's north Georgia
Iron Industry
Iron Industry
Iron production was an important industry in Antebellum Georgia. Jacob Stroup began 3 furnaces, two in Georgia and one in North Carolina. Mark Cooper purchased the Etowah Works in 1843.
Larry Flynt Shooting
Larry Flynt Shooting
Hustler publisher Larry Flynt is shot by Joseph Paul Franklin while returning to Gwinnett County Courthouse in Lawrenceville
Little Secrets
Little Secrets
Story of the murder of Mary Phagan and trial of Leo Frank, the most famous criminal proceeding in Georgia history.
Margaret Mitchell and the Atlanta Journal
Margaret Mitchell and the Atlanta Journal
Rejected by city editor Harllee Branch Margaret Mitchell worked for Sunday Magazine editor Angus Perkerson for four years in the early 1920's
New Hope Church plane crash
New Hope Church plane crash
During a thunderstorm Southern Airways Flight 242, a DC-9 jet tried to land on 2-lane Georgia 92. 61 people on the aircraft and 7 more on the ground died on impact
North Georgia Christmas Attractions
North Georgia Christmas Attractions
Visit our favorite North Georgia stops for some real Christmas fun
North Georgia Power
North Georgia Power
Cities were the center of power generation in the 19th century. In the 20th century building building transmission lines to connect rural communities became an endeavor of the Roosevelt administration.
Pumpkins
Pumpkins
The pumpkin traveled from Colombian America to Europe and returned, becoming an autumn favorite with its brightly colored skin and flavorful pulp
Root House
Root House
One of the finest examples of a heritage middle-class dwelling, William Root was a pharmacist and church elder.
Sherman's Neckties
Sherman's Neckties
The Silver Comet Trail
The Silver Comet Trail
Trestles of North Georgia
Trestles of North Georgia
Journey on the trestles of the Tallulah Falls Railroad with Bryan Boyd, prolific Rabun County author
Woodrow Wilson's Daughters
Woodrow Wilson's Daughters
Ellen Axson Wilson first two daughters were born in Gainesville, Georgia while Woodrow Wilson completed his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins and taught at Bryn Mawr
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North Georgia's Covered Bridges
North Georgia's Covered Bridges
Describes each of the eleven covered bridges of north Georgia and the newest addition in Roswell.

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