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Georgia history, scenic attractions and Southern lifestyles
Welcome to Georgia Backroads, a hold-in-your-hands print publication devoted to Georgia history, nature, travel, and lifestyles. In business since 1984, the magazine specializes in thoughtful writing, interesting photos from the past and present, and meaningful stories told fairly, fully, and completely. Each issue has 64 pages, more than 30,000 words in articles (longer than many books today), and scores of photos. Enjoy browsing the sample articles below. We invite you to subscribe by Clicking Here or by calling toll free at 1-800-547-1625. Thank you for your patronage.

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Current Issue (late February to late May 2024)

Spring 2024Spring 2024
• The Night Tina Turner Came to Tifton
• Vanishing Georgia: Portraits of the Great Depression
• Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote
• Union Prisoners Escape through the Mountains
• Top Tin Artist - The Story of Leonard Jones
Thwarted Alien Invasion aka Monkey Mayhem

• Mary Ann Anderson's "Soul of a Southerner"
• Historic Rural Church: County Line Baptist
• Sam Mayer was a Phenomenal Major League Player
• Discovering the Magic Behind the Mall
• Columbus Collective Museum
• The Shooting of Joe Ben Jenkins
• Fresh Air Barbecue
• Civil War Portrait      
                       
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Recent Issues 

Winter 2023Winter 2023
• Abducted on Blood Mtn.
• Appalachian Trail Early Days
• Hillman's Shocking Rocks

• America Amanda Dickson
• Kiokee Baptist Church
• First Christmas Tree
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Autumn 2023Autumn 2023
• Lost Blue Ridge Parkway
• Our Doctors, Our Nurses
• Portrait of a Woman in Blue

• Pinelog Mountain for Sale!
• Dixie Adair's Peculiar B-day
• Ground-Pentrating Radar
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Summer 2023Summer 2023
• Catface Fever
• Our Men, Our Fathers
• Beatlemania in Georgia!

• Primitive Baptists
• Two Men Named Billy
• Macon vs. Cincinnati
• Civil War Portrait
• Soul of a Southerner
Spring 2023Spring 2023
• Largest Meteorite
• Dorothea Lange Photos
• Darien Stage Road Murder

• Wolfpacks and Blimps
• Putting the 's' in St. Simons
• Jasper's Old Jail Museum
• Paulks Pasture
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2022Winter 2022
• Lewis Grizzard
• Georgia Streetcars
• General Alfred H. Colquitt

• Benteen Rode with Custer
• Camp Meetings
• The Cost of Living Free
• Scull Shoals; Mosquito Xing
• Soul of a Southerner
Autumn 2022Autumn 2022
• Oscar Wilde in Georgia
• Georgia Sailors
• Tech's Ramblin' Wreck

• Uga Dawgs
• Sleeping Beneath Seashells
• A Uniform of Gray
• Georgia Penitentiary
• Soul of a Southerner
Summer 2022Summer 2022
• Aaron Burr in Georgia
• Louisville's Old Market
• Plane & Train Crash 1948
• 1804 Hurricane
• Old Charley the Fifer
• Corra Harris Goes to War
• Top Ten Novels about GA
• Soul of a Southerner
Spring 2022Spring 2022
• George Perry's Big Catch
• The Dirt on Eating Clay
• Marion Post's '30s Photos
• Ohoopee Evensong
• Okefenokee Queen
• Amos Akerman
• Murder of Clellian Chalker
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2021Winter 2021
• Emory's Gravity Problem
• Leopold's Ice Cream Shop
• Opera Houses
• Washington's 1791 Tour
• Pinhoti Trail
• Townsend Mill
• Voice of a Race Unloosed
• Soul of a Southerner
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 Our Books

Still Small Voices

Still Small Voices
Softcover – Price: $35.00  Now $25.00
ISBN: 1-880816-24-5
Publisher: Legacy Communications Inc.
Look through the lens and listen to the quiet voices of nature as photographer Marc Del Santro and writer Ann Foskey take you on a journey into the heart of Georgia’s last wild places. From dunes shaped by glacial winds to bogs, swamps, ravines, and remnant prairies, Georgia is blessed with an abundant natural heritage. This exquisite collection of photographs, poetry and prose captures the essence of Georgia’s natural history from the mountains to the coast, as seen in the series Still Small Voices, featured in Georgia Backroads magazine. Carefully crafted and elegantly designed, this heirloom-quality book is sure to be a classic. Printed in an 9 ½” by 9 ½” inch format, 150 pages.
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Sample Articles

Treason of Aaron BurrThe Treason of Aaron Burr
Aaron Burrn was an heroic, erratic figure who  achieved much in the American Army and in politics, but every time he visited Georgia, he was in big  trouble with the law.
Song of the Plowman's DreamSong of the Plowman's Dream - By Terry Kay
Monotony while plowing behind a mule gave Georgia's mountain poet Byron Herbert Reece the time and inspiration necessary to create words of art.
Children of the LoomChildren of the Loom
• At the dawn of a new century, children were put to work in Georgia's textile mills.  The story of child labor through the stunning photography of Lewis Wickes Hine.