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Small Town Saturday: Zebulon, GA

The small town of Zebulon, Georgia was originally founded in 1825 and named for Zebulon Pike, an American explorer. Today, it has a population of fewer than 1,200 people. Centered around the red brick historic courthouse built in 1895, a number of structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Old […]

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Small Town Saturday: Thomaston, GA

Thomaston, Georgia was founded in 1825 and named for General Jett Thomas, an Indian fighter in the War of 1812. Like many other Southern towns, the courthouse is at the center with a grid surrounding it. A cannonball sits on the grounds that is believed to be the first “shots fired” from Fort Sumter, signaling the […]

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Small Town Saturday: Butler, GA

The town of Butler, Georgia was established in 1854 and named after a distinguished soldier from the Mexican-American War. It’s the county seat of Taylor County and the Taylor County Courthouse, pictured above, was built in 1935. It’s now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, it has a population of around 2,000 […]

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Small Town Saturday: Barnesville, GA

Barnesville, Georgia was founded in 1826 and was the site of a major Civil War hospital. It was a major hub for the buggy making industry. The town has a population of less than 7,000 people. Every year, they hold their BBQ & Blues Festival, Summer in the Sticks Country Music Concert and the Buggy […]

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Small Town Saturday: Newnan, GA

Newnan, Georgia was established in 1828 as the county seat of Coweta County. It was the site of a Confederate hospital during the Civil War and still contains many antebellum structures. The shops and restaurants of downtown are set around the square with the Coweta County Courthouse placed in the middle. More recently, movies like Zombieland, The Odd […]

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