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Mysteries and Legends of Georgia: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)

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Fourteen Mind-Boggling Tales from the Peach State
 
• How did a Scottish American come to champion the Cherokees cause—and serve as their chief for almost forty years?
 
• What did future U.S. President Jimmy Carter see in the sky in January 1969? What moved him four years later to file an official UFO-sighting report describing the luminous object?
 
• Why in the world did self-taught artist Eddie Owens Martin create his own world called Pasaquan, change his name to St. EOM, and come to believe that his upswept hairstyle was an antenna to the great beyond? Whos to say—but he left behinda historic site thats truly out of this world.
 
From the puzzle of lost Confederate gold to the legend of a woman who spent her life waving a white flag of greeting at more than 50,000 passing ships, Mysteries and Legends of Georgia makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the states most fascinating and compelling stories. 

 

Synopsis:

From the puzzle of lost confederate gold to a woman who mysteriously spent her life waving at more than 50,000 passing ships, this selection of a dozen stories from Georgia's past explores some of the Peach State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

About the Author

Don “Ramblin” Rhodes is the author of four books, including Say It Loud! My Memories of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1 and Ty Cobb: Safe at Home (both Lyons Press), and of the Augusta Chronicles country music column Ramblin Rhodes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762754250
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Author:
Rhodes, Don
Subject:
Georgia
Subject:
Georgia History.
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Unexplained Phenomena
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Myths and Mysteries Series
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw photos, 1 map
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

» History and Social Science » Americana » Southern States
» History and Social Science » World History » General
» Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
» Metaphysics » General

Mysteries and Legends of Georgia: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)
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From the puzzle of lost confederate gold to a woman who mysteriously spent her life waving at more than 50,000 passing ships, this selection of a dozen stories from Georgia's past explores some of the Peach State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

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