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Creeks and Cherokees–Walking Native Ground (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 23)

[NOTE:  Recently, I finished reading Tiya Miles’s fine study, The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story, the history of the property we now know as the Chief Vann House State Historic Site, in Chatsworth, Georgia. The House on … Continue reading

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Bubba’s Baedeker: A History Book as Travel Guide to the “Redneck Riviera”

A Review of Harvey H. Jackson III, The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera:  An Insider’s History of the Florida-Alabama Coast  (Athens, Ga., University of Georgia Press, 2012) [NOTE: I first read Hardy Jackson’s book in 2012, and it stirred in me … Continue reading

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