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visit our Sher Hogue
Tribute Page to view the work of our favorite photographer.
After doing so, I'm sure you'll understand why we admire
her work. If you like images of the south, you'll love this!
- Wilson Jay
Free Photo Gallery,
your mouse, move the pointer across the image area to see
the alternate photo.
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 location.
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 old Angel
Oak is still alive and growing on Johns Island
near Charleston, South Carolina.
Near Morganton, North Carolina,
Mountain Lights have been seen for centuries,
but never scientifically explained.
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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in North Carolina/
Cemetery in ghosttown
South Alabama Dirt
Blakeley State Park,
Remains of Old Brewery,
Magnolias in Mississippi