Click on butterfly to hear Albany, Georgia- born Ray Charles sing
"Georgia on my Mind."
“It's not the man, it's the plan. It's not the rap, it's the map.”
~Ossie Davis, Georgia Born Dec 18, 1917 - Feb 4, 2005
African-American actor, writer, producer, director, and a “giant of civil rights.”
He also provided the voice of a lemur named Yar in the 2000 Disney-animated film Dinosaur.
Listen....to Georgia-born Allman Brothers "One Way Out". Click Peaches.
Georgia is a southeastern U.S. state whose terrain spans coastal beaches, farmland and mountains. Capital city Atlanta is home of the Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. The city of Savannah is famed for its 18th- and 19th-century architecture and leafy public squares. Augusta hosts the Masters golf tournament.
Listen to Raury from Stone Mountain, GA!"
Born: June 10, 1996
Okefenokee Swamp encompasses over 400,000 acres of canals; moss draped cypress trees, and lily pad prairies providing sanctuaries for hundreds of species of birds and wildlife including several endangered species.
James Oglethorpe founded the colony of Georgia in 1733. One of the 13 original colonies, Georgia is now home to more than 9.6 million residents, a figure that makes the state the ninth most populous in the country.
Georgia produces much food and note that peanuts, peaches and Vidalia onions, the last three of which all hold places as state symbols.
ON THE SET OF MOCKINGJAY:
MILL RUINS AT SWEETWATER CREEK
It's Not Easy Being Green
Ray Charles & Kermit sing it. Click on Muppets
Ray Charles ...A brilliant musical figure who through his singing and piano playing helped invent soul and R&B music.
About Spelman College
Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, we became Spelman College in 1924.
Today the student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. We are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of our students. http://www.spelman.edu/
President Jimmy Carter
Born October 1, 1924 Plains, Georgia
39th President of the United States and Founder of The Carter Center.
See events by clicking on President Carter.
Amy Carter and her border collie mix, Grits, on June 9, 1977.
City of Atlanta -
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and bandleader. The founding father of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".. Click on James Brown and PupCorn the poodle.
Georgia Week for the Animals
November 25-December 3, 2017!
Mr. Jackie Robinson,
Born January 31, 1919, Cairo, GA-
Passed October 24, 1972, North Stamford, CT
Pictured with his wife Rachel, and their loving dog.