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
As editor of the South’s preeminent newspaper, Grady had already established himself as a voice that needed to be heard—so when he began preaching ideas of a New South, folks listened
Gainesville, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana
The architectural traditions of the American black community is a fascinating part of our collective history
Independence, MO; Karnack, TX; Plains, GA; Midland, TX
These Southern examples of humility and grace didn’t take their leading lady roles lightly. More than just charming hostesses, these ladies served as Presidential confidantes, advisors, and far more.
All 16 States of the South
Like so many other places, the South is full of thousands of curious, crazy, hard-to-spell, and sometimes downright hilarious place names. Here are a few favorites.
Greeneville, TN; St. Louis, MO; Culpepper, VA; Savannah, GA; Wytheville, VA
Lisa Lakey presents five more snapshots of these notable Southern ladies and their crucial role in the leadership of our nation
Lake City, Florida; Pearisburg, Virginia; and Valdosta, Georgia
Why the courthouse square in the South and not a “village green”?
Welcome to the gentlemen’s club on wheels
Relatively untouched by the Civil War, this one Georgia town capitalized on their Southern assets to boost a tourism trend that’s not finished yet
With a solid, visible, and organic connection to its past, this New South city always seems to be one innovative step ahead as well
The first black graduate from West Point, he had to wait over a century for his dream to come true
Thomasville’s customer base is well-traveled, and so they know good food—but they also know they don’t have to wander very far to find it
Thomasville’s Sweet Grass Dairy is here to change the way you think about cheese
A town founded on revolutionizing tradition may seem a non sequitur for some, but for the folks of Thomasville, Georgia, it’s just a way of life
Savannah, Georgia, and Gainesville, Florida
Comfortable, practical, and still traditional, the Southern home has come a long way from origins both humble as well as socially ambitious
Ever wonder why we put citrus in our stockings? Why the Outer Banks celebrate Christmas twelve days late? Find the history behind five of the South’s most perplexing Christmas traditions here.