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  Georgia's Historic South Travel: Tourism Directory & Vacation Guide for Georgia's Historic South, Georgia
Georgia's Historic South is known for its southern charm, deep cultural heritage and classic architecture.
Extending from south of Atlanta to the coastal region, peach tree blossoms and budding azaleas envelop the land.
South Georgia's authentic rivertown Columbus is located on the Chattahoochee River.
www.southgeorgia.worldweb.com   (225 words)

  
  South Boston Historic District Walking Tour
The South Boston Historic District is representative of South Boston's industrial, commercial, and residential development from the 19th century to the 1930s.
In addition to its historical importance, the district is significant for its late Victorian commercial and residential architecture and for its interesting variety of late 19th and 20th-century vernacular dwellings.
South Boston's commercial district is characterized by compact, mostly two-story brick buildings usually possessing modernized storefronts but preserved upper-story facades highlighted with corbeled brick cornices, round-arched windows, and other decorative features.
www.oldhalifax.com /county/SBWalkingTour.htm   (445 words)

  
 South Pass City, South Lander, Wyoming
South Pass City began with a boom in 1867 with the discovery of gold on the southeastern end of the rugged Wind River Mountains.
South Pass City was the first of three towns established due to the discovery of gold in what became the Sweetwater Mining District.
South Pass City's Goldbricks take on area teams in a vintage baseball tournament, which features turn of the century period equipment, uniforms and rules.
wyoparks.state.wy.us /spcslide.htm   (1002 words)

  
 South Carolina State Parks - Historic Homes
Several of the homes are historic house museums featuring displays of house contents and family artifacts that help tell the stories of people and events from state’s past.
The Richards House at Oconee Station is one of the earliest brick houses in the upstate and a tangible reminder of William Richard’s trading post and the cultural exchange between westward-moving Europeans and native Cherokees.
A National Historic Landmark, the Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park is the former winter home and studio of noted American sculptress, Anna Hyatt Huntington.
www.southcarolinaparks.com /soldiers-settlers/historic_homes.aspx   (593 words)

  
 2006 South Carolina Historic Preservation Awards
The Trust was established as a nonprofit organization to revitalize and restore historic properties and districts in the city.
It was one of several battles during the campaign of 1780 in the Upstate that drove the British from the area and led to the ultimate surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown.
The 240-mile long South Carolina National Heritage Corridor encompasses fourteen counties and stretches from the mountains of Oconee County to the sea in Charleston County.
www.state.sc.us /scdah/hpawards2006.htm   (1627 words)

  
 Historic Trails
South Carolina grew from a settlement on the Ashley River in 1670.
Colonial South Carolina was the frontier outpost protecting English interests against Spain to the South and France in the Mississippi Valley.
The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the approximate route taken by a band of “over-mountain men” in their march to Kings Mountain, SC where they defeated a Loyalist force of 1,100 men on October 7, 1780.
www.sctrails.net /Trails/MISC/Historic.html   (3444 words)

  
 2004 South Pittsburg Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Minutes
The South Pittsburg Historic Preservation Society, Inc. met April 5, 2005 at 6:00 PM at the National Cornbread Festival building as the City Commission was meeting at city hall.
She cited the 207 man-hours of labor by trustees from the Marion County Justice Center to clear debris and to salvage 21 pallets of bricks.
Chairman Hookey stated that $400.00 was needed for the processing of the film used in the documenting of historic structures for the historic survey of South Pittsburg.
www.historicsouthpittsburgtn.org /SeptemberMinutes.html   (6533 words)

  
 Visitors Information Center / Attractions / Historic Village of Flat Rock, NC
The families of South Carolina's Low Country came to Flat Rock to escape the sweltering heat and the epidemic of yellow fever and malaria.
Historic Flat Rock Incorporated is striving to preserve the feeling of the Old South.
Historic Flat Rock is home to several attractions such as: The Flat Rock Playhouse, State Theatre of NC; the Carl Sandburg Home, NHS; St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church and the Historic Woodfield Inn as well as many unique specialty shops and enterprises.
www.historichendersonville.org /attractions_flat_rock.htm   (599 words)

  
 Historic Charleston, Historic Charleston South Carolina, the Governor's House Inn, the Historic Charleston Home of ...
Historic Charleston, Historic Charleston South Carolina, the Governor's House Inn, the Historic Charleston Home of Governor Edward Rutledge.
n 1775, as one of South Carolina's representatives to the First Continental Congress, Edward Rutledge of Charleston distinguished himself as a vocal and steadfast advocate of expanded liberties for the Colonies.
In 1971 it was declared a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
www.governorshouse.com /history.html   (398 words)

  
 South Street
Bob and Barbara's bar at 15th and South is a throwback to the smoky bebop days, with cracked red bar stools and a bar sanded smooth by decades of beer bottles.
At Broad and South a historic marker honors Lady Day — Billie Holiday — a reminder of the time when South Street was Philly's jazz central.
Walk to the east end of South Street, cross the bridge and you are at Penn's Landing.
www.ushistory.org /tour/tour_south.htm   (867 words)

  
 Town of South Kingstown - Historic Driving Tour
The Hazard family was deeply committed to the welfare of the community, evidenced by the existence of the Neighborhood Guild, built by Augusta C, Hazard in 1908, to provide courses in domestic arts for the village women.
In 1895 when a new courthouse was built in West Kingston, the first floor was remodeled for library purposes and the courtroom on the second floor was converted into a meeting hall (Potter Hall.) In 1959 the General Assembly transferred title of the building to the Kingston Free Library Association for $1.00.
Wakefield is the commercial center of South Kingstown and a showpiece of 18th and 19th century architectural styles.
www.southkingstownri.com /code/oth_020201_162627.cfm   (2191 words)

  
 Historic South - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historic South is an area in central and east-central Georgia, United States.
The region carries a strong cultural and architectural heritage.
The Historic South covers the central and east-central portions of the state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Historic_South   (104 words)

  
 Welcome to South Park Historic District
The Historic South Park Inc. executive board has been working with City officials, the Home Builders Association, and private investment companies for nearly a year on this effort.
This means that 30 of the Miami Valley's most creative and talented architects and designers will work with community input to create schematic designs of streetscape improvements, housing designs, and commercial and community space suggestions based on the AIA's 10 Principles of Livable Communities.
South Park Community - South Park is a place where neighbors gather informally on porches, street corners, and front yards each summer night.
www.historicsouthpark.org   (504 words)

  
 Historic South Hero : University of Vermont
Semester, 2004, students in the historic preservation program were involved in an interdisciplinary conservation leadership field study course focusing on Round Pond State Park in South Hero, Vermont.
Recently saved from development by local and regional land trusts, stewardship of the lake-front farm property and natural area is now the responsibility of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation.
Research topics include the agricultural history of Grand Isle including historic fencing, sheep and cow farming and orchard farming; tourism history; transportation history; archaeological history and a brief history on the town.
www.uvm.edu /~clpp/south_hero/site   (234 words)

  
 Charlotte's Historic South End, Discover, Celebrate, Live
The South Corridor Light Rail Project is already fueling development activity in the Historic South End.
The 9.6 mile route between Uptown and Interstate 485 will be a major economic development catalyst for the Historic South End, ushering in a wave of new residential and retail investment upon it's completion in late summer 2007.
The South End Gallery Crawl offers unique restaurants, art, music and a South End Shuttle to take you from one end to the other.
www.historicsouthend.com   (1456 words)

  
 City of Bethlehem - Historic and Conservation Districts
South of the Lehigh River, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation Commission (SBHCC) reviews building alteration plans for exteriors that are visible from a public right-of-way.
The District serves to protect significant buildings and structures that are indicative of South Bethlehem’s history and its architectural styles.
The South Bethlehem Historic Conservation Commission (SBHCC) works with applicants to maintain neighborhood character and protect resources from demolition through the review of proposed changes to properties visible from a public street or sidewalk.
bethlehem-pa.gov /dept/planning_Zoning_Permits/historicDistricts.htm   (451 words)

  
 Historic South Hero : University of Vermont
The fertile soil has helped the town continue its agricultural practices and maintain a steady population, and the present day town of South Hero still retains its bucolic character.
Grand Isle County directories and agricultural census records confirm the dominance of a continual agrarian lifestyle in South Hero and the growth of agriculture throughout the 19th century.
According to the directories, census records and history books, the bulk of South Hero production during the latter half of the 19th century was livestock, primarily cattle and sheep, wool, butter, apples, potatoes, peas, beans, barley, oats, corn, buckwheat, cheese, maple products, and eggs.
uvm.edu /~clpp/south_hero/site/?Page=agriculture.html&SM=agmenu.html   (264 words)

  
 The Historic District-SOUTH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Southside of the Historic District is cornucopia of different histories.
Continuing down the Historic District, the 1700's are featured at the Sabre Island.
Their expertise in a new field of history adds more to the excitement of the South Historic District.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/1415/pierre/HDSouth.html   (269 words)

  
 Maritime Homes - Historic South 4th Street
The three houses located at 419, 421 and 423 South 4th Street, Wilmington, NC were renovated for a single owner.
They were transformed from dilapidated, single family homes into modern duplexes, while still retaining the flavor of homes within the historic district.
In extremely poor condition prior to renovation, they are now historically correct and make a viable contribution to the neighborhood.
www.maritimehomes.com /south4th/index.htm   (310 words)

  
 Historic South Bend
In the second half of the 19th Century, South Bend’s growth was marked by rapid industrial expansion.
Railroads were built connecting South Bend to Toledo and Chicago in 1851 and street car lines were developed in 1880.
Historical information, on the City and historic homes, has been obtained through many sources, including The City of South Bend, The Northern Indiana Center for History, The Oliver Inn Bed and Breakfast and the St. Joseph County Public Library.
www.monon.monon.org /sobend/main.html   (488 words)

  
 Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana - Release 09-17-02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A new chapter in the 15-year effort to save South Bend’s 1895 Remedy building will be written on September 18 when Historic Landmarks Foundation moves the historic building to 402 West Washington Street in the heart of the West Washington National Register District.
Lykowski Construction, with assistance from the City of South Bend and South Bend Heritage Foundation, moved the former offices and laboratory of South Bend Remedy Company in 1988 to its current site on the northwest corner of Williams and Colfax—the only lot available at the time.
After restoration, Historic Landmarks’ Northern Regional Office will occupy the first floor, with additional office space on the second floor and an attic apartment for rent.
www.historiclandmarks.org /news/2002releases/release091702.html   (428 words)

  
 Historic South Bed and Breakfasts - Georgia Bed and Breakfast Inns from Pamela Lanier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Historic South Bed and Breakfasts - Georgia Bed and Breakfast Inns from Pamela Lanier
Search our database of Historic South B&B's and you'll find detailed listings, current rates, and special deals for bed and breakfasts in Historic South, Georgia.
Augusta, GA The Queen Anne Inn is a historical bed and breakfast inn, located in the heart of Augusta's Historic District known as Olde Town.
www.lanierbb.com /Georgia/_Historic_South   (339 words)

  
 History of South Connellsville - South Connellsville, PA - Fay-West.com
Welcome to Historical South Connellsville in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Located in north central Fayette County the borough is home to approximately 2,400 residents.
We hope you enjoy reading the historical articles and learn something about the history of South Connellsville.
www.fay-west.com /southconnellsville/historic   (100 words)

  
 Historic House Museums in Columbia, South Carolina
During the Civil War, the Hampton-Preston Mansion was seized and used as the Union Army headquarters for General John A. Logan.
Saved by the efforts of historic preservationists, who later formed Historic Columbia Foundation, the house was restored, the outbuilding rebuilt, and the grounds developed.
This historic structure was also threatened with demilition, but through another grass-roots effort, the cottage and the histories of the Mann and Simons families were preserved.
www.columbiasouthcarolina.com /historic-homes.html   (718 words)

  
 Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site — Historic Camden — South Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Historic Camden is a 107-acre outdoor museum complex that offers a view of life during the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods in Camden and Kershaw County.
Included are two circa-1800 log houses that contain exhibits, the restored and furnished 1785 John Craven house, 1830 Cunningham house (office/gift shop), a flsmith shed with working traditional forge, the yet-restored 1795 McCaa house, reconstructions of some of the fortifications built by the British, and the reconstructed colonial Georgian house built by Joseph Kershaw.
Located on South Broad in Camden, 1.4 miles on Highway 521 north from exit 98/I-20.
www.camden-sc.org /historic-camden.php   (279 words)

  
 Cool Running :: Runners tackle historic South African Marathon 'The Voet'
One of the longest running South African marathons, the Caltex Voet Van Afrika, which takes place annually in the scenic farmland area around Bredasdorp, will be run for the 28th time on Saturday 8th October.
The Caltex Voet is regarded by marathon enthusiasts as one of the toughest races in South Africa, but it is the race with the 'warmest heart'.
Every year people come together from all over South Africa to Bredasdorp to participate as well as to offer their support.
www.coolrunning.com /engine/3/3_11/runners-tackle-historic-s.shtml   (468 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | South Asia | 'Historic' S Asia meeting hailed
He said their one-to-one talks went on longer than expected - more than an hour - and the press conference was unannounced.
Mr Singh's description of the talks as "historic" was beyond routine rhetoric, our correspondent says.
The joint statement said the gas project could "contribute to the welfare and prosperity of people of both countries and should be considered in the larger context of expanding trade and economic relations".
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/3685418.stm   (597 words)

  
 Charleston South Carolina Historic Homes - 2-Story Historic Brick Home
This elegant and superbly refurbished historic guest home in an exclusive neighborhood of historic downtown Charleston is available by the night, week, or month.
Like a Charleston inn or historic bed and breakfast but more private, the 200 year old two bedroom guest home is on an acre in a quiet, but centrally located residential street in the historic district of downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
The house is in an ideal location on a beautiful wide street lined with 150 year old oak trees in the heart of the historic district.
www.vrbo.com /30351   (904 words)

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