Extra - Some Cherokee Stories
Moving Through Georgia
by jmbtz0
2d ago
A few short stories from James Mooney's 1906 book "Myths of the Cherokee"- mostly about the moon and the sun.  Also why you shouldn't cheat at soccer. LIVE SHOW:  Saturday April 13th - Sweet Southern Creations, 1363 Washington St in Clarkesville, across from the theater.  Staring at 3:00, an hour of true crime and mystery from Habersham County’s past.  This is all new material, different from the ghost tours.  No charge, just good coffee, pastry, and stories. he Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon.   But they are dead - A look at mourning and notabl ..read more
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Two Bridges in Tallulah
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
4d ago
-=>  There was an 'ooops' in the audio, it's fixed now <=-   As you drive through Tallulah Falls, you'll pass over the Rev. George Vandiver Memorial Bridge, and the Adam Poole Vandiver bridge.  The story of these two men involves growth of a family as it establishes itself in the area.  There will also be some good and bad hunting tips, and what to do if a deer pushes you off a cliff. LIVE SHOW:  Saturday April 13th - Sweet Southern Creations, 1363 Washington St in Clarkesville, across from the theater.  Staring at 3:00, an hour of true crime and mystery fro ..read more
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Extra: Searching for the Confederate Gold
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
1w ago
A short followup about the search for the Confederate Gold, which may or may not be lost.  Stories of gold hunters in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Michigan. LIVE SHOW:  Saturday April 13th - Sweet Southern Creations, 1363 Washington St in Clarkesville, across from the theater.  Staring at 3:00, an hour of true crime and mystery from Habersham County’s past.  This is all new material, different from the ghost tours.  No charge, just good coffee, pastry, and stories. The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon. But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable ..read more
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The Confederate Gold in Georgia
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
1w ago
When Jefferson Davis and other Confederate officials left Richmond, how much money did they take with them?  Where did it end up?  The long version of a story I told in an earlier podcast. LIVE SHOW:  Saturday April 13th - Sweet Southern Creations, 1363 Washington St in Clarkesville, across from the theater.  Staring at 3:00, an hour of true crime and mystery from Habersham County’s past.  This is all new material, different from the ghost tours.  No charge, just good coffee, pastry, and stories. The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon. But they are ..read more
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Three Amendments and Governor Bullock
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
2w ago
Reconstruction was a crazy time.  The former Confederacy was given a set of rules to rejoin the Union, then the rules were changed.  This week the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments get passed and Rufus Bullock is elected Governor.  Bullock would be a very unpopular governor and resign in disgrace- only to return later and be remembered as a hero.   The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon.   But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable burials in Northeast Georgia   ..read more
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Eula Mae Thompson and the Bumps on her Head
Moving Through Georgia
by jmbtz0
3w ago
Eula Mae THompson was convicted of murder with her husband and his moonshine business partner.  Then she changed the story.  But... she can't be executed because the governor says her head just isn't shaped like a murderer's head...  Confused?  Me too.   The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon. But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable burials in Northeast Georgia ..read more
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Extra - Phrenology
Moving Through Georgia
by jmbtz0
3w ago
Can we know your personality by studying the shape of your head?     ..read more
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Extra - Soapy Smith
Moving Through Georgia
by jmbtz0
1M ago
Wow- I recorded the Compulsory Education episode when I had the flu, and I didn't realize how bad I had it.  I missed a few edits, and even lost an entire track.  Not my best work.  To make up for it, here's a bonus episode.   A short story about a character born in Georgia who would become the premier con man of Denver, then Scagway Alaska amid the Yukon Gold Rush The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon. But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable burials in Northeast Georgia ..read more
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Extra: The Appalachian Trail
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
1M ago
A really, really long walk.   The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon.   But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable burials in Northeast Georgia ..read more
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Industries that have come and gone
Moving Through Georgia
by Jersey Jim
1M ago
James Oglethorpe intended Georgia to be a center for producing silk, not cotton.  Today we look at past industries that are no longer with us- saddle trees, folding bathtubs, asbestos mining and the Toccoa Casket Company.   The Moving Through Georgia book is available on Amazon.   But they are dead - A look at mourning and notable burials in Northeast Georgia   ..read more
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