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Welcome to Georgia Backroads magazine, a premier source for information on Georgia history, nature, travel ideas and genealogy. If you're interested in Georgia history, our natural environment, travel, or if you simply enjoy excellent writing and superb photography (with a minimum of advertising), you will love Georgia Backroads.  We're glad you're here and hope you'll enjoy browsing through samples of our articles.  Georgia Backroads - Everything Georgia!

Current Issue (Available through late May 2022)

Spring 2022Spring 2022
• George Perry's Big Bass Catch
• The Dirt on Geophagy (Eating Clay)
• Marion Post's Depression-Era Photography
• Ohoopee Evensong
• Lydia Stone, Queen of the Okefenokee
• Historic Rural Church:  High Bluff Primitive Baptist

• Mary Ann Anderson's "Soul of a Southerner"
• Amos Akerman, Reluctant Rebel & Radical
• Murder of Clellian Chalker
• My Brother's Sentimental Journey
• Historic Forsyth & Monroe County
• Civil War Portrait                              
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Recent Issues 

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


Autumn 2021Autumn 2021
• Tale of Two Pandemics
• 1837 Jesse Bunkley Case
• Drake Murder in Jefferson

• Don Juan Madrazo's Slaves
• Thomasville & Presidents
• Dalton's Hamilton Spring
• Edgehill, GA's Smallest Town
• Soul of a Southerner

Summer 2021Summer 2021
• Terry Kay's "Lay-By Time"
• Scots Highlanders Arrive
• Nuclear Missiles in GA

• A Wrestler Remembers
• 1909 Murder Trial
• A Cruel Revolution
• Barnesville to Talbotton
• Soul of a Southerner

Spring 2021Spring 2021
• Terry Kay's "Reunion"
• VG: Jack Delano Photography
• Killing Fields

• Wizard from Omega
• For the Relief of Paupers
• To the Gallows
• Boy Scout Adventures
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2020Winter 2020
• Celestine Sibley
• VG: The Family
• Minnie Hauk to Americus

• Aumuculle Massacre of 1818
• Fort Mountain Talc Mines
• Fort Pulaski Yankees
• HRCGA Tilley Bend Baptist
• Soul of a Southerner
Autumn 2020Autumn 2020
• Janiesse Ray "Old Cemeteries"
• VG: The Corner Drug Store
• Pinesap & Black Magic

• Liberty National Bank
• Why GA is the Peach State
• Musical Greats
• HRCGA Travelers Rest
• Soul of a Southerner
Summer 2020Summer 2020
• Atlanta, Year 8113 A.D.
• VG: Rails to the Mountains
• Murder of Bonnie Mae Chafin

• Lost in Amethyst Country
• Paramount Lost & Found
• Story of a Southern Soldier
• HRCGA Antioch Baptist
• Soul of a Southerner


Spring 2020Spring 2020
• Terry Kay's "Giving Way"
• VG: Sharecroppers
• Flanders Poppy Still Blooms

• Lafeyette's 1825 Tour
• Pine Log Mountain CCC

• Fannin county Heritage Bridges
• HRCGA Fellowship Primitive
• Soul of a Southerner
Winter 2019Winter 2019
• Anjette Lyles Poisoning Cases
• VG: Varmints & Critters
• The Weeping Time

• A Timeless Letter
• Santa Claus, GA

• Midway to Darien
• HRCGA Alpine Presbyterian
• 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

VG Love and MarriageVanishing Georgia - Love & Marriage
At a time when society often fails to give the institution of marriage due respect, a delightful love story and memorable photos remind us of the significance of a lifelong commitment "to love and to cherish."
At One Moment in TimeAt One Moment in Time:  The Civil War Photograph Collection of David W. Vaughan
• A look at some of the remarkable images from a stunning collection of Georgia Civil War soldier photographs.
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.