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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Robert Sengstacke Abbott (1868-1940)

Georgia native Robert Sengstacke Abbott founded, edited, and published the Chicago Defender, for decades the country's dominant African American newspaper.

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Charles B. Cluskey (ca. 1808-1871)

Charles Cluskey was an antebellum architect and a prominent designer of Greek revival–style houses and public buildings in Augusta,

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Civil War Cemeteries

Both during and after the Civil War (1861-65), Georgians faced the task of burying the Confederate and Union soldiers who died

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USS Savannah

Between the late eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, multiple ships belonging to the U.S. Navy were named Savannah.

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