Destinations

Every place has a story, and each Destination highlights a particular place and storyline. To know Georgia's history—and glimpse its future—is to travel its contours, from the mountains to the coast, from the bustling cities to the small towns that pulse to a slower beat.

With hundreds of museums and galleries located across the state, Georgia has much to offer in the realm of the...

Georgia's northeastern mountains are part of the Blue Ridge range, a spine of the Appalachians, which runs from...

The Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia are the most physically spectacular or unusual sites in the state. These...

From the bombing of Fort Pulaski in 1862 to the capture of Confederate president Jefferson Davis in...

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Lighthouses of Georgia

When British general James Oglethorpe landed on Georgia's coast in 1733, he realized that the success of his new colony,

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Thomas Brewer (1894-1956)

Thomas Brewer, an African American physician, spearheaded the drive for racial equality in Columbus from the 1920s until his assassin

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870)

In 1835 Augustus Baldwin Longstreet published Georgia's first important literary work, Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc.

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries