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

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Frolicking at an Old House in Villa Rica

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCnsD3_PZ8E Sometimes I just want to run around and spin in a big pretty dress. Here is am wearing one of my American Civil War Era dresses, but I have my hair down, and I'm not wearing all of the correct underpinnings, so I'm terribly indecent. But the idea for the video and photo shoot… Continue reading Frolicking at an Old House in Villa Rica

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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My Historical Fiction Reading List: 2018

It will probably come as no surprise to you that my favorite genre is Historical Fiction, and while I love reading books and watching movies from a wide variety of genres, today we are going to focus on the historical fiction novels I read in 2018. 1. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory Summary… Continue reading My Historical Fiction Reading List: 2018