Gainesville, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana
The architectural traditions of the American black community is a fascinating part of our collective history
From naval stores to automobile factories, Jacksonville’s strategic location as a Southern port city built a strong foundation for all she is today
Pickaway and Union, West Virginia; McIntosh, Florida
The rural nature of so much of Southern existence once meant a church, a school, and a store for nearly every pocket of farms and houses
Lake City, Florida; Pearisburg, Virginia; and Valdosta, Georgia
Why the courthouse square in the South and not a “village green”?
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
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
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.
Asheville, North Carolina
The Biltmore is unquestionably the closest America has come to a palace, and there’s no time like the holidays to visit this grand home
At no other time does Frederick’s hospitality shine as it does during the holiday season—so here are five ways Frederick shines brightly at Christmas
With a history permeated with both Revolutionary and Civil War tales of bravery and valor, picturesque Frederick hides a darker story or two
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
From pharmacy to café to bordello to bar, Earnestine and Hazel’s many incarnations provide the perfect backdrop for local lore, tall tales, and good old-fashioned ghost stories.
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
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
Far more than its rich past, modern Mobile’s harmonious mix of yesterday and today creates the perfect weekend escape