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It is not the intention of this
website to present the South as defined by the Civil War, but
to describe ten states that are parts of the South. The Civil
War played a huge part in the history of the entire region and
cannot be ignored when discussing the South, but here our objective
is to show interesting things in the South that may or may not
include Civil War activity. The states covered by this site are
shown in the left column.
Click on the state of your choice
and learn some very interesting things, such as:
Gras originated in Mobile, Alabama.
is the only city in the US that has a state-owned diamond
mine that is open to the public.
Florida was the first Spanish settlement in what would
eventually become the United States. The settlement was established
in 1559 and destroyed 5 times before surviving in its current
gold nugget found in the US was in North Carolina.
It weighed 17 pounds!
There's a beautiful
petrified forest in Flora, Mississippi
One thousand four hundred year
Oak is still alive and growing on Johns Island near
Charleston, South Carolina.
Near Morganton, North Carolina,
the Brown Mountain
Lights have been seen for centuries, but never scientifically
Barker and her son, Freddie, died during a four-hour gunbattle
with the FBI near Ocklawaha, Florida.
The house in which Elvis
Presley was born is still standing in Tupelo,
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Smoky Mountains in North
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Miniature Horse in Texas/
Cemetery in ghosttown
South Alabama Dirt Road/
Blakeley State Park, Alabama
Remains of Old Brewery,
Magnolias in Mississippi