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.
Unlike most other antebellum homes, Pebble Hill Plantation has only seen blue skies and sunny weather. It’s like Biltmore, only it’s not a castle and it’s in the piney woods of southwestern Georgia instead of the mountains of North Carolina.
The prestige and grandeur of the antebellum South, plunged into the chaos and ruin of the War and its aftermath, provided the perfect setting for one of America’s most unique genres of the literary arts
She was a writer only the American South could have produced, and only by the inspiration of the South of her time could she have produced the varied, gripping, and often harrowing stories she wrote
He was one of the most important architects of his time, and he hit his stride of greatness when he started building in the South
Sure, the dirt down here at Athens grows other good stuff too, but the creative music scene seems to have the perennial-overabundant-crop factor pretty darn well covered
There’s more than one way to revitalize a downtown—in Athens it all happens when the sun goes down
Mountain City, Georgia
For all of our progress and advances, there are some things we left behind that might serve us well in our modern society—the folks at Foxfire can tell you what
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
From illiterate frontiersman to Revolutionary War hero to founder of his own republic—Elijah Clarke is one of Georgia’s most colorful forefathers, for sure
Think University of Georgia at Athens is #1? You’re right: She beat out every other school by being the first state-supported university in the nation.
Cotton may have become king in the South, but the great rice plantations had a royalty all their own