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Georgia has a rich history, filled with legends and heroes. Georgias Landmarks, Memorials and Legends is an in-depth, entertaining study of the who, where, and why in Georgia history, from the Indian princess Haiwasse to former first lady Ellen Wilson. Covering every detaillike reminiscences of historic figures, local Indian legends, Revolutionary War stories, cemeteries, and churchyardsit is must-have reading for American history students and enthusiasts. Georgias Landmarks, Memorials and Legends is the comprehensive collection of the colorful tales, heroes, and legends that arose from the states unique heritage. This thorough guide explores the history, places, and people of Georgia. Part 1 of this two-part volume is the handbook of key figures in Georgias history and the monuments honoring them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565549999
ISBN-10: 1565549996
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lucian Lamark Knight

Lucian Lamar Knight (Born in Atlanta in 1868) graduated from the University of Georgia in 1888. An accomplished attorney, newspaperman, and minister, Knight spent four years of his leisure time poring over court documents, old newspaper articles, and burial ground tombstones, all to accurately recount the history of his beloved home state. Originally published in 1913 and 1914, this work stands as an accurate historical reference of Georgia at that time. Knight died in 1933 at the age of sixty-five and is remembered in the American National Biography as a writer, poet, historian, speaker, and master of ceremonies.