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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Waterfalls

Georgia has a wide variety of waterfalls: some are high with sheer drops, some are tumbling cascades, and others are rushing shoals or small ledge-type falls.

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Jane Withers (1926-2021)

Before Jane Withers became one of the most popular child actors of the 1930s, she performed in vaudeville and on her own

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John Abbot (1751-ca. 1840)

Naturalist and artist John Abbot advanced the knowledge of the flora and fauna of the South by sending superbly mounted specimens and exquisitely detailed

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John Wesley Dobbs (1882-1961)

Often referred to as the unofficial mayor of Auburn Avenue, John Wesley Dobbs was one of several distinguished Afric

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