Georgia History

  • Stone Mountain: A Monument to Terror
    Stone Mountain, Georgia, is home to a 90-foot granite face carving of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Although there were no Civil War battles near Stone Mountain and none of the men appearing in the carvings were from Georgia. In recent years, with the increased awareness of police brutality against black Americans, the monument has come under immense pressure to be destroyed.
  • A.H. Stephens State Park in Crawfordville
    The A.H. Stephens Historic State Park sits nestled in the remote, quiet town of Crawfordsville, GA. Named after the Vice President of the Confederate States of America, Alexander Hamilton Stephens….
  • A Walk Through Magnolia Cemetery in Augusta, GA
    Magnolia Cemetery in Augusta stands as one of the most historic burial grounds in the state of Georgia. Your feet feel every bit of the 60 acres if you choose to walk and explore. The journey is well worth it though…
  • The Augusta Riverwalk
    Unlike most places I’ve lived, such as Washington D.C., Augusta doesn’t echo of the past as equivalent older cities. Although monuments and buildings of age still stand, the surrounding town is continually in a flux of redefining itself, not cementing itself in the past. In this way, the history of this River City is palpable…