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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Harriet Powers (1837-1910)

Harriet Powers is one of the best-known southern African American quilt makers, even though only two of her quilts, both of which she made after t

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Eugene Bullard (1895-1961)

Eugene Bullard was the world's first black combat aviator, flying in French squadrons during World War I (1917-18).

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Annie L. McPheeters (1908-1994)

Annie L. McPheeters was one of the first African American professional librarians in the Atlanta Public Library and an influential proponent of African American culture and history.

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Black Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement
Georgia has been home to a number of major figures who participated throughout the twentieth century in the struggle for civil rights. ...

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