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Votes:0 LIVING ON THE UNICOI ROAD From the Northeast Georgia Mountains, an epic account of the Georgia Frontier and Great Georgia Gold Rush This tour page contains illustrations and excerpts from Unicoi Road , a 188-page book which begins at a long-abandoned and all-but-forgotten pioneer cemetery, and from there sets off on a three-centuries-long odyssey through the Helen valley and across much of North Georgia. The region was the wild domain of panthers, Indians, traders, and soldiers for a hundred years until the Unicoi Road was begun in 1813. The next century belonged to the pioneers and gold miners whose story is told for the first time in Unicoi Road . The tale does not end there, though, for Unicoi Road follows the threads of the past to find them still woven into the evolving tapestry of mo Read More Go to Site
Votes:0 North Georgia · History · American Indians · Travel · Biography · State Parks · North Georgia Events The evolution of About North Georgia has begun! Check out the new About North Georgia with our North Georgia Events section featuring the Apple Festival, the Sorghum Festival and all the other great fall attractions. You can also look at these North Georgia Events by month Treasures of I-20 Our new roads section features information about current and historic thoroughfares in North Georgia. In our inaugural piece, Larry Worthy tells of a myriad of attractions you can see between Atlanta and Augusta More roads Creature Teachers Maureen Krivo takes us to the Paulding County Animal Shelter to introduce us to another way of giving back to the local community whether you adopt a dog or cat, or v Read More Go to Site
Votes:0 Chronology Of Georgia by Richard E. Irby, Jr February 17, 1997 1629 Charles I grants a charter to Sir Robert Heath which includes all territory between 31? and 36? N Lat. and extended from sea to sea. This is approximately from Albemarle Sound in North Carolina to Jekyll Island off the coast of Georgia. The delivery of this charter is a matter of dispute. There are even claims that this charter was conveyed to Samuel Vassal in 1630. March 24, 1663 Charles II delivers the 1629 charter to the Earl of Claredon, the Duke of Albemarle, Sir George Carteret and five other favorites. July 10, 1665 A second charter extends the bounds of the grant to 36? 30' and 29? N Lat. This is approximately from the northern border of North Carolina (36? 34') and Daytona Beach, Florida. April, 1670 Charleston, S Read More Go to Site
Votes:0 | Home | History | Glossary | Grading | Coins | Artifacts | Feedback New! Dahlonega Gold Original Mint Print! GOLD MINE DISCOVERED IN DAHLONEGA!!! See history of Discovery here! The purpose of this web site is to help educate numismatists,
collectors and investors about Dahlonega gold coins. Additional information can be found in a new book called Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint 1838 - 1861: A Numismatic History and Analysis. The gold coins struck at the Dahlonega Georgia Mint during
the years 1838-1861 are some of the most sought after in all
of numismatics. The historical significance of the Dahlonega
Mint and its coins has a certain appeal that attracts
collectors from all over the world. In January of 1838, two half eagle dies arrived in Dahlonega,
and coinage began. During the next t Read More Go to Site
Votes:0 Add To: Del.icio.us Digg Google Spurl Blink Furl Simpy Y! MyWeb North Georgia Counties About North Georgia Cass County Original name for Bartow County Cherokee County The original Cherokee County comprised the 7200 square miles of the Cherokee Nation in Georgia. In 1832 it was divided into 10 smaller counties. Canton (county seat), Woodstock, Freehome, Holly Springs Dekalb County County east of Atlanta with the cities of Decatur (county seat), Stone Mountain, Tucker and Lithonia Rabun County In the northeast corner of Georgia, this county joined Georgia in 1818. County seat is Clayton. About North Georgia Free brochure on North Georgia travel from the Historic High Country Travel Association Want to add a link to this page from your web page? All of the photographs, graphics and text on Ab Read More Go to Site
Votes:0 The road to Wrightsborough... The story of the Quaker colony at Wrightsborough, near present day Thomson, Georgia, begins in 1767 when Jonathan Sell and Joseph Maddock , both members of the Cane Creek Meeting in North Carolina, applied for land grants in the territory of Georgia. 12,000 acres were reserved for the Quakers provided at least 10 families settled on the land by February 1, 1768. In the event, they far exceeded the requirement: 40 families were in the first group, led by Joseph Maddock and Jonathan Sell. In fact so many settlers arrived in that first year that on December 6, 1768 Joseph Maddock, along with Jonathan Sell and Thomas Watson, asked for an additional grant. The text of the grant reads as follows: At a Council held in the Council Chamber at Savannah on Tuesday, the 7 Read More Go to Site
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