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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Atlanta Gas Light Company

In February 1856 the Atlanta Gas Light Company was incorporated to provide gas lighting to the city of Atlanta.

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Webster County

On December 16, 1853, Webster County, in the southwestern part of the state, was carved out of Lee and

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Desegregation of Higher Education

In 1936 the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) launched a legal cam

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State Botanical Garden of Georgia

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, located in Athens, is a 313-acre preserve

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