Take a Do-It-Yourself Driving Tour of Tom Watson Country in east Georgia for a look at the history and influence of this firebrand political leader, presidential candidate, and
Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a pharmacist in Columbus and later Atlanta, was the originator of the formula for Coca-Cola. The Pemberton House is a Victorian cottage with elements of
By SHERRI SMITH BROWN Margaret Mitchell may have written her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gone With the Wind from a small first-floor apartment at 10th and Peachtree streets in
In this interview, President Jimmy Carter describes what it was like growing up on his family's Southwest Georgia farm in Archery during the difficult years of the Great Depression.
THE LESSON OF WILLIAM BARTRAM "Paradise Found!" would be an appropriate subtitle for William Bartram's Travels through Georgia and the surrounding territories over 200 years ago.
A few hundred yards south of the Georgia Highway 128 Bridge is one of the most historic landmarks on the Flint River. It was here that one of Georgia’s most fascinating, but
By SHERRI SMITH BROWN From the Flint River to the Chattahoochee River is a land that is tightly intertwined with the history of Georgia and America. Within this region sprang
American settlers founded the community of the Plains of Dura in Sumter County in the mid-1830s on the Americus-Preston Road. The name of the town was a biblical reference from
This piece, "The B-52s: From Athens to New York via Planet Claire" by Tom Patterson, was published in the March, 1979 issue of Brown's Guide Magazine. Thanks to Tom's laser-accurate
In 1951, aware the she was exhibiting symptoms of lupus, the disease that killed her father, Flannery O’Connor and her mother moved to the Family farm, Andalusia, near