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A Humble Salute

The Southland is strewn with shacks, sheds and shanties of all shapes, sizes and purposes. The rib shack, the snack shack and of course the love shack. My camera and I traveled across Georgia and returned with some excellent examples.

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Plaza Fiesta Buford Highway

Georgia’s Most Colorful Mall

A profusion of color The Hispanic shopping center on Buford Highway is the town square for Atlanta’s burgeoning Latin American population. It’s nickname, El Rinconcito de Nuestro Pueblo, means the Little Corner of Our Little Town. With 280 stores, CBS Sunday Morning said “there’s everything you would find in a Mexican village.” The mall welcomes […]

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Georgia history - Midway Church

Georgia history: Midway Church

Midway Congregational Church and Cemetery is located on Highway 17 in Liberty County, Georgia © Doug Hall A landmark in Georgia history, Midway Congregational Church in Liberty County was established in 1752. The original building was burned by the British during the American Revolution. This building was erected in 1792. It is much the same […]

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Starr's Mill, Georgia

Get off the interstate and see Georgia

You miss a lot zipping across Georgia on a four-lane highway. Most of these scenes were snapped within 30 minutes of Interstate Highways 95, 85, 75, 20 and 16. So next time get off the interstate for a few miles and get to know your state. These images are from Georgia but you’ll find beauty […]

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