Columbus – Antebellum Homes

Columbus, Ga – Muscogee County – Recently took a daytrip to Columbus, and found many historic homes….so many that I’m splitting this into a couple of posts.  This week we are checking out antebellum homes in Columbus. First we have to check out “St Elmo”.  The house was begun in 1828 and completed in …

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Jekyll Island – Millionaires Row

Jekyll Island, GA (Glynn County) – We recently took a trip to the Georgia coast, and decided to see the “cottages” at the Jekyll Island Club.  Visiting the homes is like a “who’s who” of the Gilded Age – Rockefeller, Pulitzer, Vanderbilt, Goodyear, Macy, etc.  Today we’ll be visiting the cottages that …

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Clarkesville – Historic Homes Tour

Clarkesville – Habersham County – This week we head to Clarkesville, the first summer resort town in Northeast Georgia. Wealthy families from the Georgia and South Carolina coast came here to escape malaria and the summer heat. Clarkesville was chartered in 1823 First up this week is Joseph Habersham Summer …

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