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Georgia “Must-See”  ここは絶対に見るべき!!     ジョージア州の簡単な紹介


Georgia Map +
         ジョージア州の地図等


Callaway Gardens 1), Pine Mountain

Fernbank Museum of Natural History 2)

Georgia Aquarium 2)

The Golden Isles 1, 2)   -   Jekyll Island
    
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge 1, 2) (Stephen C. Foster State Park is within the Refuge)
 Fisherman catches Alligator 'Feeding Frenzy' on video (100727)

Savannah 2)
Savannah National Historic District 1)
 
Stone Mountain Park 1), Stone Mountain

Underground Atlanta 1), Downtown Atlanta

Warm Springs (Little White House – Franklin D. Roosevelt’s home) 1)


Famous People 1)
Jimmy Carter, Martin Luther King, Jr.
(see our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade photos 3) ), Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of America), Margaret Mitchell (Gone with the Wind), Jackie Robinson, and more. Click here for more famous people in Georgia.

born December 8, 1765    Eli Whitney
Biography.com  video - Eli Whitney is famous for his invention of the cotton gin, and also for the idea of “interchangeable parts”
Eli Whitney - Wikipedia  
December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825, an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South. ...
Georgia  |  Massachusetts 

11574 160810    born February 8, 1820    William Tecumseh Sherman     

Biography.com 
William Tecumseh Sherman   "Sherman's March"
The Conquerors - Episode 8 Sherman's March to the Sea (History Documentary) - YouTube

William Tecumseh Sherman - Wikipedia  February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891, an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States...

Sherman's March to the Sea - Wikipedia
Carolinas Campaign - Wikipedia
Civil War  |  Presidents:  Abraham Lincoln
Georgia  |  South Carolina  |  North Carolina


born November 8, 1900    Margaret Mitchell
Margaret Mitchell is born - Nov 08, 1900 - HISTORY.com
Gone With the Wind (1939) (Trailer) BFI - YouTube
Gone with the Wind (1939) - IMDb
Margaret Mitchell - Author - Biography.com  November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949
Atlanta, Georgia


born October 1, 1924      Jimmy Carter
Biography.com  Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter - Mini Biography - YouTube
Jimmy Carter I Could Have Wiped Iran Off The Map CNBC Meets CNBC International - YouTube
Jimmy Carter - Wikipedia 
October 1, 1924, an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.
39 Jimmy Carter - YouTube
James Carter | The White House  39th President of the United States (1977-81)
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: An Intimate Chat  (Parade, Mark K. Updegrove, 10/31/2013; Pioneer Press)
Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise: Crash Course US History #42 - YouTube
Jimmy Carter On President Donald Trump - YouTube  
Presidents  |  Georgia


born January 15, 1929     Martin Luther King, Jr.  
Martin Luther King Jr, Biography  Civil Rights Activist, Minister
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Wikipedia  born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968, an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. ...
Our Photos: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Monday of January)  January 16, 2017 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017  Google

Georgia

History 1)
Cotton Gin invention (Eli Whitney, 1792 or 1793) 4)  | U.S. troops herded Georgia Cherokees into camps in Tennessee (1835) 4)  and  
U.S. troops forced the Cherokees to walk over 800 miles to the Indian Territory - now Oklahoma – (“Trail of Tears”,1838) 4)  | “March of the Sea” (General Sherman’s troops, 1864) | International Cotton Exposition (Atlanta, 1881) Atlanta Olympic Games (1996)


Georgia |  Atlanta (Capital) |  Columbia | Savannah | Sandy Springs | Macon

Largest Cities in Georgia

Tourism

Georgia Attractions | Tourist Attractions in Georgia

ジョージア州の旅行ガイド


born May 8, 1886    Coca-Cola    Atlanta, Georgia
Animated History of Coca-Cola - YouTube
John Pemberton - Wikipedia
  July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888, an American pharmacist, and is best known for being the founder of Coca-Cola
Drinks


The Masters Tournament 100405-0411, Augusta, Georgia  |  Golf Majors    ゴルフメージャー:マスターズトーナメント

Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival
: Macon has more cherry blossom trees than any other city in the world 1)   Macon市には、30万本の吉野さくらの木に花が咲くそうです。すごいですね! Late March     check out National Cherry Blossom Festival (Washington D.C.)

11736 161001  Georgia: The Peach State is all about peanuts - American Food Roots
'Peach State' no more Georgia has a new top fruit - NBC News
Georgia


Peach Drop – New Year’s Eve Celebration at Underground Atlanta 大晦日に行われるピーチドロップ
130124  Youtube  2013 New Years Peach Drop in Atlanta  |  Atlanta Peach Drop "2012 New Year" HD [FULL]
Thousands turn out for 24th Annual Peach Drop (CBS Atlanta, video)
Peach Drop - The Largest New Year's Eve Celebration in the Southeast -, Atlanta, Georgia


More Events, for example, check out
this site
Oktoberfest, Helen, GA  mid-September – October 31      Debbie Gagliolo of the Alpine Helen-White County Convention & Visitors Bureau calls this event “the biggest party in the southeast.”
Helen (pop: about 900) is approximately 70 miles north of Atlanta, GA in the heart of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.*
* Info Sources: Mary Ann Anderson (McClatchy-Tribune News Service): Tap your inner German – To celebrate Oktoberfest in the southeast, head to tiny Helen, Ga.” Travel Section,
St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 26, 2010

Seven U.S. states are named after kings or queens  州の名前に、王または、女王の名をとった7つの州

1816 130519  Atlanta Dogwood Festival  Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Dogwood Festival - YouTube  |  Atlanta Dogwood Festival 2013 - YouTube  |  ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL - YouTube
List of dogwood festivals - Wikipedia


6637 140712  The best American cities for foodies - Restaurants and Trends -Food-Drink-MSN Living  Conde Nast Traveler
1. New York City, NY, 2. Napa, CA, 3. San Francisco, CA, 4. Charleston, SC, 5. New Orleans, LA, 6. Chicago, IL, 7. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 8. Santa Fe, NM, 9. Healdsburg, CA, 10. Boston, MA, 11. Aspen, CO, 12. Las Vegas, NV, 13. Seattle, WA, 14. Newport, RI, 15. Savannah, GA, 16. Austin, TX, 17. Naples, FL, 18. Telluride, CO, 19. (tie) Portland, ME, 19. (tie) San Diego, CA

State Info  |  50 States & DC  |  Eat


7736 141116  5 stingiest cities in America — bah humbug! - Yahoo Finance  Catey Hill, MarketWatch, 11/13/2014   1.  New York City, New York, 2.  Atlanta, Georgia, 3. Dallas, Texas, 4.  Boston, Massachusetts, 5.  Seattle, Washington
Deloitte's 2014 annual holiday survey Making a list, clicking it twice - Deloitte University Press  Alison Kenney Paul, Rod Sides & Susan K. Hogan, 10/28/2014


7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
1.  Oregon, 2.  Colorado, 3.  Alaska, 4.  Montana, 5.  Vermont, 6.  Wisconsin, 7.  Washington, 8.  Nevada, 9.  Wyoming, 10.  Maine, ...
41.  Florida, 42.  Oklahoma, 43.  South Carolina, 44.  Maryland, 45.  Tennessee, 46.  Georgia, 47.  Utah, 48.  Alabama, 49.  Mississippi, 50.  Arkansas
Mason-Dixon Line map and information  World Atlas
Bible Belt - Wikipedia
Booze blues: Utah's laws make it tricky to get a drink - Fox News  Alicia Acuna, 01/31/2013
Contiguous United States - Wikipedia  the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district) ... The term excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii and all off-shore United States territories and possessions
America, States & D.C.


7944 141208  America's least educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 12/08/2014    1. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona, 2. Dalton, Georgia, 3. El Centro, California, 4. Farmington, New Mexico, 5. Hanford-Corcoran, California
America's most educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 11/26/2014   1. Boulder, Colo., 2. Ann Arbor, Mich., 3. Corvallis, Ore., 4. Ithaca, N.Y., 5. Lawrence, Kan., 6. Iowa City, Iowa, 7. Ames, Iowa, 8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., 9. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., 10. Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.
America, States & D.C.

8860 150328  The 20 busiest airports in the world - AOL.com  03/27/2015  1. Atlanta, Georgia
America

8862 150328  The U.S. Cities With The Biggest Economic Inequality  AOL Jobs, 03/24/2015  1. Atlanta,
Georgia
Some cities are still more unequal than others—an update | Brookings Institution  03/17/2015
America



References
1)  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
2)  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)  
3)  
Explore America Info
4)  Alma E. Guinness (Project Editor) et al: America A to Z (New York, USA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1997)



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