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1923 was the year transcontinental airmail service began, and folks in New York City would be the first to watch a movie they could not only see, but they could hear, too! In 1923, Warren G. Harding was the first U.S. President to visit Alaska, but by August that year, he would be dead, and …

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Like it or not we have capital punishment in Georgia. From 1735 to 1931, the legal method of execution was hanging with the first death sentence carried out in 1735. You might find it surprising to know the first person executed in Georgia was a white woman named Alice Riley, an Irish indent…

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There is a story from long ago about a little boy who lived out in the country. Having heard that the circus was coming to the nearby town, the boy asked his dad if he could go see it. After all, he had never been to a circus, and this was such a rare opportunity. His dad promised that if he…

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In late August 1894 Caroline Mary Stites Hallowes arrived at the Sweetwater Park Hotel to rest, relax, and take the curative waters, but she ended up enthralling the staff and guests with tales from the three most important men in her life -- father, brother, and husband.