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The Weeping Time | Family Secrets, Shame | Mental Health Courts

One of the largest slave sales in U.S. history happened in Savannah, but it’s largely unknown. During a two-day period in 1859, more than 400 people were sold to slave owners from across the...

February 3, 2016

5 Great Georgia Staycations

The following Article is from Your GPB Digital Magazine. Click here to download the iPad App. Bury your feet in the sand, picnic amongst rolling hills and wildflowers or maybe fly into your weekend...

July 17, 2013

Georgia Plantation Up For Sale

September 25, 2012

Burmese Chickens of Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald)

It's touted as that town where the country reunited after the Civil War. Founded in 1895, Fitzgerald beckoned "all good people" to make their home here together – yankee and reb alike. You can...

August 28, 2008

Diary of an Anti Slavery Plantation Daughter

According to Georgia historian Melanie Pavich-Lindsay, the Butler family came to Georgia from South Carolina and eventually amassed plantations and hundreds of slaves on St. Simons Island. Fanny...

August 19, 2008