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Welcome to Georgia Backroads magazine, a premier source for information on Georgia history, nature, travel ideas and genealogy. If you're interested in Georgia history, our natural environment, travel, or if you simply enjoy excellent writing and superb photography (with a minimum of advertising), you will love Georgia Backroads.  We're glad you're here and hope you'll enjoy browsing through samples of our articles.  Georgia Backroads - Everything Georgia!

Current Issue (Available through late August 2017)

Summer 2017Summer 2017
• No Home, Sweet Home - Chief Vann House
• No Common Man - John Howard Payne
• Vanishing Georgia:  The Newspapermen

• A Most Notorious Woman - Anjette Lyles
• Sparta's Hancock County Courthouse
• Chasing Waterfalls     
• Peak-Bagging Georgia's 4,000-Footers

• Mary Ann Anderson's "Soul of a Southerner"
• Historic Rural Church:  Grooverville Methodist
• Three-Legged Dog with Tail Shot Off
• Civil War Portrait
• A Flood of Light - Albany Chautauqua
• Genuine Back Roads                                 
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Recent Issues 

Spring 2017Spring 2017
• USA's First Single-Wing Flight
• Old West Outlaw Bill Miner

• VG:  Boy Scout Years
• Midway Congregational Church
• Virginia Callaway

• Shooting in Brunswick
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2016Winter 2016
• A Salzburger in Georgia
• Ben Dewberry's Final Run

• VG:  The Old Jalopy
• Fascists in 1930s Georgia
• Richmond Hill

• Distilling Turpentine
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner

Autumn 2016 Autumn 2016
• Legend of Tillie Lamar
• Like Falling Yellow Leaves

• VG:  The Old Timers
• Neptune Small & Lordy King
• The Meanest Woman

• Beech Bottom
• Historic Rural Churches
• Soul of a Southerner

Summer 2016Summer 2016
• Million Dollar Bandit Escapes
• Corpsewood Murders

• VG:  Piney Woods Life
• Traveler's Rest
• Gutzon Borglum's Stone Mtn.

• Battle of Kettle Creek
• Historic Rural Churches
• Soul of a Southerner
Spring 2016Spring 2016
• Battle of Resaca
• Forest Park's Smith Hardware

• VG:  Piedmont Farming
• Cherokee Ball Games
• Love Letters to Mittie

• 1890s Bicyling Craze
• Historic Church - Possum Trot
• Civil War - Bibb Grays
Winter 2015Winter 2015
• The KKK in 1920s Macon
• Hanging of Edmond Green

• VG:  Backroads to Blairsville
• My Friend, John Birch
• Demise of the Chestnut Tree

• Bushwacking the Anomaly
• Historic Church - Bethel Pres.
• Civil War - Sumter Light Guards
Autumn 2015Autumn 2015
• George Harsh:  Death Row to Great Escape
• Season of Ashes

• Vanshing Ga.  High School Days
• Walter Ruark
• Backroads to Gettysburg
• St. Simons:  A Sense of Place
• In and Around Millen
Summer 2015Summer 2015
• Byron H. Reece
• Rare Gold of Templeton Reid

• Vanishing Georgia:  The   Lumbermen
• Chestatee River Diving Bell
• A Stardust Melody in Bluffton
• A Return to Warm Springs
Spring 2015Spring 2015
• He was Ours and We Lost Him
• Civil War Drum Returns Home

• Vnshg. Ga. Crime & Punishment
• Trail of the Mad Fox
• 1875 Killer Tornado

• Mysteries of Trustees' Garden
• Witham Banking Empire
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Still Small Voices

Still Small Voices
Softcover – Price: $35.00  Now $25.00
ISBN: 1-880816-24-5
Publisher: Legacy Communications Inc.
Look through the lens and listen to the quiet voices of nature as photographer Marc Del Santro and writer Ann Foskey take you on a journey into the heart of Georgia’s last wild places. From dunes shaped by glacial winds to bogs, swamps, ravines, and remnant prairies, Georgia is blessed with an abundant natural heritage. This exquisite collection of photographs, poetry and prose captures the essence of Georgia’s natural history from the mountains to the coast, as seen in the series Still Small Voices, featured in Georgia Backroads magazine. Carefully crafted and elegantly designed, this heirloom-quality book is sure to be a classic. Printed in an 9 ½” by 9 ½” inch format, 150 pages.
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Sample Articles

VG Love and MarriageVanishing Georgia - Love & Marriage
At a time when society often fails to give the institution of marriage due respect, a delightful love story and memorable photos remind us of the significance of a lifelong commitment "to love and to cherish."
At One Moment in TimeAt One Moment in Time:  The Civil War Photograph Collection of David W. Vaughan
• A look at some of the remarkable images from a stunning collection of Georgia Civil War soldier photographs.
Children of the LoomChildren of the Loom
• At the dawn of a new century, children were put to work in Georgia's textile mills.  The story of child labor through the stunning photography of Lewis Wickes Hine.