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In Georgia History

Gopher Tortoise Official State Reptile

Gov. Joe Frank Harris signed legislation designating the gopher tortoise as Georgia’s official state reptile.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Letter Condemned “Croakers”

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta published a letter from a woman who was upset at the “croakers,” the “chicken-hearted” people who were not fighting the war, but loudly complaining about the losses and shortages.
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In Their Own Words

George Whitefield Diary Entry on Leaving Georgia

Evangelist George Whitefield would go on to a distinguished career, but he found it difficult leaving Georgia: “Found myself very sick and weak in Body; but was strengthened notwithstanding, to go through most of the Duties of the Day, and...
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