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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 May 2019)

Spring 2019Spring 2019

• Golden Memories of Bessie Tift College
• Journey into Darkness (Mary Shotwell Little)
• Historic Rural Church:  Long Pond Methodist

• The Land of the Cherokee and Muskogee
• Vanishing Georgia:  Gas Station Memories
• Ashburn's Crime & Punishment Museum
• Offbeat Adventures in Calhoun

• Mary Ann Anderson's "Soul of a Southerner"
• Prussian General in Blue taken Captive
• Monticello to Indian Springs
• State Geologist S.W. McCallie's Old Photos
• Civil War Portrait: Captain Daniel J. Pittman
Click here to read more about the Spring 2019 issue

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Recent Issues 

Autumn 2018Winter 2018
• Tale of Two WWI Soldiers
• VG: Mealtimes Together

• Ludowici's Legacies
• The Blessings of Tin
• Spring Bank

• Swept into Eternity
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Autumn 2018Autum 2018
• Boys' Estate
• VG: Riding the School Bus

• Marietta Square Explosion
• Heresy Trial at Bethany
• Convergence at Neels Gap

• Parchute Wedding Dresses
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner

Summer 2018Summer 2018
• Liberty Ships in Brunswick
• VG: American Made

• Drink NuGrape!
• Gristmills & Covered Bridges
• No Law for Mormons

• Spanish Flu Pandemic
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner

Spring 2018Spring 2018
• Cherokee Removal Trial
• VG: In Death's Day

• Lucy Cobb Institute
• McLemore's Cove
• Pine Hill Christian Church

• Fort Buffington
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2017Winter 2017
• Epidemic Bloody Insanities
• VG: The Riverboats

• Bryant's Gin
• Savannah's Brick Vaults
• Lexington Baptist Church

• Ga. Secession Convention
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Autumn 2017Autumn 2017
• Moonshiner Alta Dryden
• Hanna Bat Factory
• VG:  Tin and Iron
• Chubb Chapel
• Footloose on the Backroads
• Col. William G. Delony
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Summer2017Summer 2017
• Chief Vann House
• Notorious Anjette Lyles
• VG:  The Newspapermen
• Grooverville Methodist
• Sparta Courthouse
• Brunswick's Forgotten Factory
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
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
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 Our Books

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.