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... rain. We traveled on Highway I-20 where we passed through the big city of Atlanta and then onward east. Good highways.
We arrived into Augusta at approximately 5:00 pm. Our watches were adjusted back to Eastern time as we had been on Central time while in Nashville and Birminhgham.
After getting settled into our hotel and ...
... The rails are mainly abandoned now but they have been made into walking and riding trails - Rails to Trails.
In 1865, Confederate General Joseph Wheeler took his position in Aiken to oppose Union General Sherman's raid during the War Between the States. Sherman was defeated. For the past 20 years, the town of Aiken has reenacted this Battle of Aiken in February. It is supposed to be quite the event to watch.
In 1870, Aiken began to attract ...
Drove 140 miles on 2.5 hours.
The purpose of this stop was to take a peak at the legendary Augusta National Golf Course, the home of the US Masters golf tournament.
The town itself is nondescript for such a famous location. Its hard to fathom where the spectators and media would stay during the tournament as its not a large town and dining and entertainment options are limited.
... hike in the woods with one of the staff of the park cleaning up a trail. It was a nice way to spend a Saturday and they even feed us hotdogs. We have found the Georgia State Parks to be the best. They are really nice, well kept and the staff is always friendly. Thank you Georgia!!
We haven't done much the last 5 days, a trip to Walmart and an Italian dinner out and some walking around ...
... Brown had a home in Aiken.
Polo was first played in Aiken in 1882. Polo ponies were imported by Tom Hitchcock in the 1880's. Tom and Tommy Hitchcock were considered to be the best at Polo (10 goalers). It is said that F. Scott Fitzgerald is quoted as saying that Tommy Hitchcock was the basis for "The Great Gatsby." Whitney field remains the oldest polo field still in existence.
And, of course, there is more, but I will spare you!!!