Historic Homes, Travel

Chief Vann House

During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman. He was the son of a Cherokee woman and Scots-Irish man, and because of his mixed ancestry was able to do business with the Europeans and Indigenous People of the area. James Vann established the largest and most prosperous plantation in the… Continue reading Chief Vann House

Historic Homes, Travel

The Hay House

The construction on the Hay House began in 1855 and continued into 1859. It was built in the Italian Renaissance Revival style. The Parlor The 18,000-square-foot mansion spans four levels and is crowned by a two-story cupola. The house if absolutely beautiful and has soaring ceilings on all levels. The largest pocket door I have ever seen… Continue reading The Hay House

Historic Homes, Museum, Travel

Colonial Midway Museum

History of the Museum: The Midway Museum is a reproduction of an 18th century plantation cottage that was constructed in the mid 20th century. It was designed in a raised style due to the high water table in the area and is typical of early homes in this area of Georgia. The architect of the… Continue reading Colonial Midway Museum

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Miracle’s Christmas Tour of Homes: A Day when the Historic Sorority Homes at the University of Georgia Open their Doors to the Public

Alpha Gamma Delta The house was built in 1896 and bought as a wedding present for Miss. Sussie Carithers. It is often referred to as "The Wedding Cake House". Sadly, the bride was jilted at the alter and then hung herself in one of the upstairs bedrooms. Legend has it that the girl who lives… Continue reading Miracle’s Christmas Tour of Homes: A Day when the Historic Sorority Homes at the University of Georgia Open their Doors to the Public

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10 Favorite Things We Did in Charleston

Here is a list of my 10 favorite things that my boyfriend and I visited while in Charleston SC