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Nashville Vacation Rental
Grand Ole Opry in Music City
Visiting Nashville or Clarksville, Tennessee? Stay in a luxurious 3 Bedroom home at less cost than a hotel.
Online Movie:
Come What May
Come What May
Students debate Roe v. Wade before panel of Judges.
“It’s FRESH, HONEST, and BEAUTIFUL. It’s a good movie!"
John Erickson author of ‘Hank The Cowdog’
 
 
Jimmy Carter
“You cannot divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other."
President
 
Thomas Jefferson
"We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
President

 

Georgia
Live Oak Tree
Brown Thrasher Cherokee Rose Bobwhite Quail
Entered the Union: Dec. 14, 1819 (22)

State Symbols
Bird:
Brown Thrasher

Flower:
Cherokee Rose

Tree:
Southern Live Oak
Game Bird: Bobwhite Quail
Fruit: Peach
Wildflower: Azaela
Marine Mammal: Right Whale

Capital: Atlanta
Origin of Name: In honor of George II of England
State Motto: Wisdom, justice, and moderation
State Song: “Georgia on My Mind ”
State Nickname: Peach State • Empire State of the South
National Forests: 2 • National Parks: 3 • State Forests: 6 • State Parks: 63
Famous for: Centennial Olympic Park, Blue Ridge Scenic Railray, Stone Mountain Park, Eternal Word Television Network
Famous Georgians: James Bowie (soldier), James Brown (singer), James E. Carter (President), Ray Charles (singer), Oliver Hardy (comedian), Alan Jackson (singer), DeForest Kelley (actor), Martin Luther King Jr. (civil rights leader), Gladys Knight (singer), Margaret Mitchell (novelist), Burt Reynolds (actor), Jackie Robinson (baseball), Travis Tritt (singer), Joanne Woodward (actress), Trisha Yearwood (singer)
Native Animals and Birds: Click on photos of the animals and birds on
this page to find out more about them and to hear the sounds they make.
State Fair: Macon, Georgia
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State Fair: Perry, Georgia
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Fishing in Georgia
Hunting in Georgia
Atlanta Falcons (NFL)
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Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)
Listen to Brown Thrasher's Song
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Cherokee and Creek Indians lived in present-day Georgia when Hernando de Soto explored the region for Spain in 1540. 
Colonized in 1732 by James Edward Oglethorpe, Georgia was the last of the original thirteen English colonies. 
Historic Saint Marys Georgia is the second oldest city in the nation.
Stone Mountain is one of the largest single masses of exposed granite in the world. The figures of Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis, and Robert E. Lee carved on the face of Stone Mountain make up the world's largest sculpture.
Georgia is a part of the southeastern region of the United States nicknamed, �The Sunbelt.�
The Varsity in Atlanta is the world's largest drive-in fast food restaurant. 
The invention of the cotton gin allowed cotton to became a major industry in Georgia. 
Georgia was the first state to allow 18-year-olds to vote. 
Georgia was the first state to allow women full property rights.
Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, is the largest infantry camp in the world.
Georgia is the nation's number one producer of peanuts, pecans, and peaches.
Gainesville is the Chicken Capital of the World.
Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River. Georgia ranks 21st in size amongst all the other states.
Georgia's Ethnic Roots: African 21.6%, American 13.3%, English 8.1%, Irish 7.8%, German 7%. ("American" is likely Scots-Irish or English).
Religion in Georgia: 85% Christian (76% Protestant, 8% Catholic, 1% Other), 13% No Religion, 2% Other Relgions
The Weather Channel's headquarters is located in Atlanta.
The NS Savannah was the first nuclear powered merchant vessel.
Georgia has actually had three governors - simultaneously - twice!!

 

National Anthem Day
National Anthem Day
March 3
National Anthem Day

celebrates the writing and history behind "The Star-Spangled Banner," which officially became the national anthem of the United States of America on March 3, 1931.
Read more in our forum.
Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
March 5, 2014
Ash Wednesday

The season of Lent (40 days of preparation before Easter) begins
with Ash Wednesday which derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the forehead as a sign of repentance.
Read more in our forum.
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day
March 17
St. Patrick's Day
is celebrated internationally in honor of Saint Patrick of Ireland. Patrick used the shamrock, a 3-leaf plant, to explain the Holy Trinity. The wearing of green and shamrock decor is widely used in celebration of this holiday.
Read more in our forum.
Agriculture Day
AG Day
March 25, 2014
National AG Day
celebrates the abundance and contributions provided by agriculture.
Read more in our forum.
Spring Equinox
Spring Equinox
March 20
Spring Equinox

At the start of spring, the spring equinox, day and night are 12 hours long and the Sun is at the midpoint of the sky. Our north pole tilts towards the Sun.
Read more in our forum.
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The Cheese Pirates
The Cheese Pirates by Christina Lewis
The Cheese Pirates
(Available on Amazon)
"Pirates of the Caribbean, move over! Make room for a crew of mouse-privateers who will capture your hearts and stop your breath with their thrilling sea-going adventures! A wonderful story, full of bold mice, good and wicked, who will show you what courage really means." - Lynne Reid Banks, author of The Indian in the Cupboard
One Street Over
Michael Lewis Video: Sky Blue
"Sky Blue" (Wyoming Winds) byOne Street Over
Escape your daily blues with this new music video by One Street Over.
Horse Portraits
Horse Portraits by Bridgette Lewis
Custom horse, dog, and people portraits
Radical Tone
Fuchs Amps
Revolutionary Guitars & Amps
Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps International
Worldwide Relief and Development
 

 

   

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