It this country…the U.S. Capitol is the place where laws are made…but 1000 years ago…it was perhaps this earth lodge where the most important decisions of the area where handed down. We visit a remarkable piece of history uncovered by archeologists…
Most of what we know about this group of people comes from the mounds they built all across the U.S. In the state of Georgia though, some of these mounds and lodges are unique to the rest of the country and give us extra insight into life a millennium ago…
It’s called the Great Locomotive Chase – an event that occurred in 1862 when a secret force of Union soldiers captured a confederate locomotive and attempted to destroy tracks and rail movement near Atlanta. Confederate forces took pursuit and the subsequent race between the locomotives General and Texas is legendary…..
Many people remember Clark Gable in the movie Gone With the Wind. But have you seen him in his role of a dying Union soldier. His joke turned out to be taken literally and today he’s immortalized in this famous scene…..
Never was the bankruptcy of a circus so fortuitous to a city. Not only did they pick up what would become a major attraction, they got a zoo to boot. And it all came at a rock bottom price…..
It began life as a campaign poster, although you would have to have one very large wall to ever hang it. However, this elaborate painting was never used to herald a general who had eyes on public office. Rather it took on a very interesting life of its own.
It’s been over a century and a half since the beginning of the U.S. Civil War, yet many Americans are still fascinated by the battles, artifacts and stories from that war. That’s why this popular location in Atlanta is hosting several events to broaden people’s perspective of the conflict…helping them connect with subjects once forgotten…..