Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

I took an overnight road trip to Columbia, SC on Sunday and Monday, visiting the Rivers’ Bridge State Historic Site in Erhardt, SC on the way to Columbia and visiting the Riverbanks Zoo and Saluda Factory historic site in Columbia before heading back to Savannah on Monday. I had never visited either Rivers’ Bridge or… Read More Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

After some of the events of July, I needed to take a break and relax, so I took a road trip to Plains, GA to visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park and to Andersonville, GA to visit the Andersonville National Historic Site on Saturday and spent the rest of the weekend relaxing by the… Read More The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022

My road trip for July was an overnight trip from Savannah to Warner Robins to visit the Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB. I wanted to see how their B-17G restoration is progressing and see the AC-130 training airframe that they recently acquired. I left on Monday afternoon, stayed overnight in Warner Robins then visited… Read More Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022

Views From the North Georgia Mountains – Visits to Brasstown Bald and Black Rock Mountain

One of the reasons I went back to the northeast corner of the state for my Summer road trip was the nonexistent view from Brasstown Bald during my visit there last year. It was so socked in with clouds and fog that you could barely see the fire tower from museum at the visitors center… Read More Views From the North Georgia Mountains – Visits to Brasstown Bald and Black Rock Mountain

Motor Sports History in the North Georgia Mountains: A Visit to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville wasn’t on my list of places to visit during my Northeast Georgia Hall of Fame, but since the weather wasn’t very good the first couple of days of the trip, I ended up calling an audible and visiting it since it was indoors. Although I haven’t been… Read More Motor Sports History in the North Georgia Mountains: A Visit to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

Comparing How Different Levels of North Georgia Society Lived – Visiting the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center and the Hardman Farm State Historic Site

During my Northeast Georgia Road Trip, I visited both the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center in Mountain City next to Black Rock Mountain State Park and the Hardman Farm State Historic Site in Sautee-Nacoochee near Helen. Both feature historic buildings from the 19th and 20th Century and show how people in North Georgia lived during… Read More Comparing How Different Levels of North Georgia Society Lived – Visiting the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center and the Hardman Farm State Historic Site

Historic Covered Bridges: Visits to the Watson Mill Bridge State Park and Stovall Mill Bridge

During my Northeast Georgia Road Trip, I visited two of Georgia’s historic covered bridges: The Watson Mill Bridge at Watson Mill Bridge State Park near Comer in Madison County and the Stovall Mill Bridge in Sautee Nacoochee in White County. I visited the Watson Mill Bridge on my way to Northeast Georgia on Monday, 6… Read More Historic Covered Bridges: Visits to the Watson Mill Bridge State Park and Stovall Mill Bridge