Category Archives: Georgia

Booth Western Art Museum

This gallery contains 6 photos.

The very first place we visited on our southern trip was the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. That’s just north of Atlanta. Our friends Susan and Shelton took us there. “We know you’ll love it,” they said. And … Continue reading

Gallery | 6 Comments

The Windsor Hotel, Americus

This gallery contains 4 photos.

We’d left Montgomery, Alabama early in morning and driven two and a half hours to Andersonville. We’d toured Andersonville and Plains and by the time we got to our hotel in Americus, Georgia, we were exhausted. We took a second … Continue reading

Gallery | 7 Comments

Jimmy Carter for Cancer Survivor

This gallery contains 5 photos.

Plains, Georgia, the hometown of former President Jimmy Carter, is about 30 minutes from Andersonville.  So when we finished with Andersonville National Historic Site in mid-afternoon, we rushed to Plains with the hope that we’d have a couple of hours at the … Continue reading

Gallery | 9 Comments

National Prisoner of War Museum

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Andersonville National Historic Site is home to the National Prisoner of War Museum. It opened in 1988 but I’d never heard of the museum until I got to Andersonville. It’s located in the Andersonville NHS Visitor Center. It tells the … Continue reading

Gallery | 9 Comments

The Hero of Andersonville

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Dorence Atwater, of the 18th New York Cavalry, was 19-years-old when he was sent to Camp Sumter in 1864. There, he became ill and, while a patient at the hospital, got himself a position as a hospital clerk. He apparently … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Andersonville

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Our visit to Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia started with a familiar dance. A ranger handed me a driving tour.  I handed it back. “We’re going to walk,” I said. The ranger protested.  It was too hot to walk. … Continue reading

Gallery | 2 Comments

Marching Through Georgia. And Alabama. And Mississippi. And Louisiana. And South Carolina.

This gallery contains 4 photos.

What’s not to like about a hotel with a Civil War cannon off the lobby? The Atlanta/Marietta Hilton Conference Center and Hotel is located on what was once the site of the Georgia Military Institute. GMI was established in July … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments