Days Inn Columbus - North Fort Benning - Airport
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the era, and purpose.
Next we go to the site of the Warm Spring that Roosevelt so enjoyed. It is on the site of a former tourist spa and hotel. The warm mineral laced water has been beneficial for centuries. FDR found the waters so stimulating that he tore down the old hotel, built a new one, and built pools for polio victims from the area and other areas to enjoy. The pools have not been used ...
It's a long 4 hour drive from Savannah back to Atlanta so we are breaking our journey in Warm Springs. On the way we call in at Ockomugee near Macon to stretch our legs. It's an ancient Native American archeological museum. With a restored temple mound. The restoration was a Roosevelt depression era project. We did not know this before we stopped, FDR's ...
... and Eleanor Roosevelt. He particularly liked it here because he thought the warm spring pools helped him with his polio. This structure which was a short drive away had three pools and people would come from all over the world to experience these hot springs ( 88-degrees bubbling up from 3,800 feet below the earth's surface. Today, there is no water in the pools and the glass structure that once covered one of the pools is ...
... deal to us.
We drove through all the roads, got out and walked among the "what would have been" spectacular azalea gardens, and went to the museum and the greenhouses, saw a bird show, the butterfly gardens, the Victory Garden South, and Mr. Cason's Garden; and made a full day of it anyway.
Definitely worth another stop at a better time of ...
We drove to Callaway Gardens, located in Pine Mountain, which is about 1.75 hours away from us. Our first stop was the Butterfly Garden for a lecture on butterflies and creating a butterfly garden.
We ate our lunch at a picnic table.
Due to the large number in the audience, the Birds of Prey show was held outside. It was sunny ...