Knights Inn Americus
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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As my time in Columbus came to an end, I made a daylong excursion to the Civil War prison site at Andersonville, an hour to the east of Fort Benning. The prison site itself consisted of little more than an open field with scattered memorials and other prison key points such as Wirz's Headquarters and the famous Providence Spring, but the guided tour of the site was very informative ...
... and the husband of the other survived.
Interesting note: There were gangs of criminals within the camp who robbed from, terrorized, and murdered other prisoners. They were called The Raiders. Other prisoners organized and worked with guards to arrest and court martial them. Some were returned to the prison by being forced to “running the gauntlet” back in. Six were found guilty of capital crimes and hanged. ...
... about FDR and his visits to Georgia. The museum includes a very good film about the Little White House and FDR’s relationship to Georgia. FDR’s work to bring electricity to rural areas of the south is an outcome of his conversations with people who live in the area.
Interesting note: We note the coincidence that FDR was a generation ahead of the Carter family. It was President ...
... Park Service down from about 250. The house is furnished in period pieces in the way Jimmy and his sister Ruth remember it. The Carters humble beginnings are highlighted with the sparse furnishing although books abound. The family also had a tennis court beside the house for the children to play on. There are some remaining farm buildings as well. One of the houses is that of an African ...
March 21, 2015 – Travel Day to Americus, Georgia
Well, spring has come to South Georgia. We're here and it’s warmer than North Carolina.
We leave Charlotte in the cold with bare trees and hazy fog. The grass is brown. The trees are bare. It’s still winter. South Carolina is beginning to look a little greener. The trees are still bare, but they have buds at the end of the branches. There are tall pines with ...