Monthly Archives: January 2022

Ribault Club and Kingsley Plantation

January 29, 2022 Before the Ribault Club on Fort George Island became a rich man’s paradise, the Kingsley Plantation was a slave’s hell. The two sites may only be a few miles apart, but were worlds apart in what life … Continue reading

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National Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus, GA

January 12, 2022 This not-so-little museum is another one of those gems that you really have to look for. We’ve gotten into the habit of using Google Maps to search for interesting things to do near our current location. We … Continue reading

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Gulf Islands National Seashore and Fort Pickens

January 16-23, 2022 We spent a week at the Fort Pickens Campground which is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. We’d been here once before and enjoyed it enough to come back. We explored Civil War era Fort Pickens … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter NHS, Plains, GA

January 6, 2022 Most National Park sites represent “old” history, i.e., events that happened before I was born. The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is different. I was old enough to vote in the presidential election that pitted Jimmy Carter … Continue reading

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