The Mysterious Georgia Guidestones

On one of the highest hilltops in North Georgia’s Elbert county, stands an imposing granite monument. The Georgia Guidestones inscription is also referred to as the Georgia Stonehenge. It is a monument to mankind standing almost twenty feet tall and weighs in excess of 100 tons. Engraved on each of the four huge stones is a list of rules or guides. These stones that support the giant capstone.

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Tallulah Gorge

The rugged Tallulah Gorge is located in North Georgia, where the Tallulah River pulses through the Tallulah Dome rock formation. The rocky granite cliffs reach up to 1,000 feet in parts of its 2-mile stretch. Along the gorge you’ll find beautiful Tallulah Falls, a series of six waterfalls that drop 150 feet over a mile.

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Downtown Asheville, NC Defined By Festivals

Over a decade ago, if someone had inquired about what to do in Asheville, North Carolina, the first point of interest mentioned might have been The Biltmore. Today, tourists visiting the popular Western North Carolina city find diversity in suggestions. However most of the time, they’re directed to the city’s thriving downtown area. This includes the famed house once occupied by the Vanderbilt family.

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Bryson City NC and its Annual Music Jam

Bluegrass music as long been pumped through the vein of Western North Carolina. Many early settlers to the Appalachians were Scotch-Irish. Almost fifty percent to be correct. This group of people brought with them a rich array of musical traditions and vocal styles. Many songs, like “Sallie Gooden” and “Danny Boy”, have been transported by those early Scotch-Irish immigrants. Though not alone in their contributions in early country music, they have had the biggest impact.

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