Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 22

Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

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The first courthouse in Lumpkin County was a log structure that stood in the vicinity of the present day village square in Dahlonega. In February 1834, John Humphries agreed to build the courthouse for two thousand dollars. The two-story brick building was completed in 1836.  Lumpkin County sold the courthouse to the state of Georgia …

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Oct 19

Wordless Wednesday: Chief Vann House

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Oct 07

Family Recipe Friday: No. Ga. JAY Food, Part 4

The following come of Joe Bailey’s manuscript, North Georgia JAY Food? It’s Growing, Harvesting, Preparation and Other Interesting Stuff with his permission. HOG KILLIN TIME – FRESH PORK SAUSAGE, TENDERLOIN, SHOULDERS, LIVER PUDDIN (MUSH), SOUSE (PRESS) MEAT, BRAINS AND SALT CURED COUNTRY HAM.  All this good stuff starts off with a 300 lb. hog that lives in …

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