Mobile, AL; Little Rock, AR; St. Augustine, FL; Macon, GA; Covington, KY; New Orleans, LA
Worshiping with marble and arches, stained glass and steeples, Southern believers state by state have a glorious heritage in ecclesiastical architecture
Corinth, Kentucky; Corinth, Mississippi; Corinth, Texas; Corinth, Arkansas
Like their Grecian namesake, the communities named Corinth in the American South often have a history of being first at something—or at least second or third
Arcadia, LA; Arcadia, FL; Arcadia, MO; Arcadia, TX; Arcadia, OK; Arcadia, TN
From Arcadia to Arcadia, Southerners have found some beautiful spots to set up their not-always-so-perfect utopias
Sparta, GA; Sparta, KY; Sparta, MS; Sparta, TN; Sparta, VA; Sparta, NC; Spartanburg, SC
Seven Spartas dot the South, and each one has its own story of that indomitable spartan spirit
Athens, GA; Athens, AL; Athens, TN; Athens, TX; Athens, WV; Athens, LA
Quite appropriately, the cultural capital of the ancient world has multiple Southern towns for its namesake
Missouri, Kentucky, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida
Last in a short series celebrating a few of the beauty marks our beloved South sports for all the world to see
Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Arkansas
Another handful of some of the brightest spots in this sunny South we call home
Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia
The first in a three-part series exploring state by state some of the best the South has to offer in pretty places
If you took “the tree” out of the average American Christmas experience, the holiday would largely be unrecognizable. And yet did you know that this seemingly dyed-in-the-wool Yuletide element has only been popular in our country since the nineteenth century?
Berkeley Plantation, Virginia
In the contest for First Thanksgiving holiday rights, the South wins!
The Confederates were on the road to Washington with little to stop them—except a river and a future author with no chance of winning a battle
The holiday, of course, is celebrated throughout America, but it looks like the South has a prior claim
America’s “Little House on the Prairie” girl spent most of her life as a farmer’s wife on a little wooded ridge in the Ozarks of southern Missouri
From general store to a hundred shows, this star in the Ozarks has always had a visionary, hard-working, entrepreneurial spirit to keep it going
For Philip Nolan the money-making draw in 1801 was wild-as-the-wind mustangs. Two hundred years later his beneficiaries are making their millions by harnessing the wind itself.
When it’s time to gather in the blueberries, Brewton knows how to do it up big.
Beaufort, North Carolina
For three centuries and running, Beaufort, North Carolina, has been the place to be for the quiet—and not so quiet—life of the coastal South