National Parks in Georgia


Anderson National Historic Site The Anderson National Historic Site is home to the former Confederate prisoner-of-war camp, Camp Sumter. The prison operated from February 1864 until April 1865. The Andersonville National Cemetery, which is still used today, and the National Prisoner of War Museum are also located on the site. Visit the museum and start … Read more

Atlanta’s Ponce City Market

 Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe One of the fascinating things about the city of Atlanta, Georgia is how often it has had to change and adapt to forces around it. Sometimes it’s gone kicking and screaming, and sometimes it’s forged its own path. Because it’s arguably undergone more … Read more

The Birthplace of “Gone with the Wind”

The Margaret Mitchell House

Listen to Episode “The Birthplace of Gone with the Wind” Listen and subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen and subscribe   There seem to always be interesting intersections between history and art, and in this episode of The History Fangirl, we dig a bit into one of those crossings, the life of Margaret Mitchell, … Read more

Explore Atlanta like a Local: 17 Things to Do in the ATL

Explore Atlanta like a Local_ 17 Things to Do in the ATL

January was a whirlwind of US stops. I spent time in six states:  Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and New York. Sadly, my time in Georgia was brief (4 days) and business-oriented. My schedule was packed with meetings and meals with college buddies. Alas, I didn’t do a single touristy thing during my visit … Read more