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Remembering Georgia’s First State Park for African Americans

2017-02-09T10:15:47+00:00

Georgia’s first “Negro” State Park was created on Allatoona Lake in 1950, when John Loyd Atkinson, a Tuskegee Airman in World War II, sought a recreational facility for black Americans. The nearest African American recreational site, American Beach, was a 700-mile round trip from Atlanta. He had tried unsuccessfully on his own to get permits [...]

Etowah Artifacts Return to Georgia for First Time in 100 Years: Tellus Science Museum Exhibit

2016-10-28T18:06:50+00:00

Hidden away in the vaults of the Smithsonian for nearly 100 years, artifacts from the Etowah Indian Mounds have returned to Georgia for a special exhibit at Tellus Science Museum. The exhibit, From Clay to Copper: Minerals and Artifacts of Etowah will be on display November 5, 2016-October 1, 2017. The never-before-seen exhibit features more [...]

New 54-Room Inn and Conference Center Planned for Barnsley Resort

2016-10-14T15:09:06+00:00

A new 54-room inn and conference center has been announced for award-winning Barnsley Resort with an anticipated opening date of fall 2017. Upon completion, the resort will have a total of 150 guest rooms and suites as well as 15,500 square fee of indoor meeting space bring 100 new jobs to the luxury resort in [...]