Georgia – Historical Travel

R.M. Rose Company is Bringing ‘Fire’ to the North Georgia Mountains

Not Since Prohibition... In Dillard, Georgia, in the North Georgia mountains, there's a revival taking place at  R.M. Rose Company Distillers. In 1867, The R.M. Rose Company was established and began setting the standard for American whiskey. The whiskey became so popular, Rose Company was quickly producing their old-fashioned corn whiskey in multiple states and cities throughout the U.S. In 1904, R.M. Rose Company won the "Gold Medal"…
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100 Reasons to Visit The Dillard House

Okay, I'm not really going to list one hundred reasons to visit The Dillard House, but take my word for it, there are at least 100. In 1917, Carrie and Arthur Dillard opened what is the present-day Dillard House in the North Georgia Mountains when they welcomed their first lodger. Today, after one-hundred years and thousands of guests later, Dillard House Inn in Dillard, Georgia is celebrating a…
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Why you need to see Savannah from the back of a hearse

  I'm not being ghoulish when I say this, but the best way to tour Savannah, Georgia, is from the back of a hearse. Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia. Established in 1733, this port city once served as the state capital, it served as a strategic port in both the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War, and it’s been visited and called home by pirates,…
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Ft. McAllister; where history and nature unite in the Georgia Low Country

A few years ago I spent a memorable Labor Day weekend camping at Fort McAllister Historic Park on the banks of the Ogeechee River south of Savannah, Georgia. A last minute decision to spend the holiday camping meant our options were limited. I discovered there were only two parks in the entire state of Georgia that had openings for the long weekend. With only two options, we chose…
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Visit Babyland General Hospital and see the Magical Cabbage Patch

Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia ~ PullOverandLetMeOut.com Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia is a place I visited out of love. It was the one thing my mother wanted to do when she visited me when I was living in Atlanta. Being a good daughter, I drove her to Cleveland to see the Magical Cabbage Patch. If you aren't familiar with Babyland General…
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Take the Gone With the Wind Tour that brings Margaret Mitchell’s novel to life

Clayton County, Georgia is the ancestral home of Margaret Mitchell and is the official home of ‘Gone With the Wind.’ Jonesboro Depot is the start of the Gone With the Wind Tour ~ PullOverandLetMeOut Peter Bonner’s Gone With the Wind Tour guides visitors through Margaret Mitchell’s classic story of Scarlett and Rhett and ties the threads connecting the real life facts of the Battle…
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