Milledgeville Great American Main Street Video
Congratulations are in order for Milledgeville, GA on receiving a prestigious 2014 Great American Main Street Award. This nationwide award recognizes Milledgeville as one of the finest downtown areas in America.
On Sunday, May 18 Milledgeville Main Street was named a recipient of the most prominent award given by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a Great American Main Street. Communities that demonstrate exemplary achievement in the process of strengthening their downtowns and commercial districts receive this distinguished award. Milledgeville will join only two other communities in Georgia which serve as models for comprehensive, preservation- based Comerica district revitalization.
Downtown Atlanta A Neighborhood Video - Live the Life Series
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About Downtown Atlanta
Downtown Atlanta is the heart of the sprawling Metro Atlanta area and home to one of the largest business districts in the Southeast. The downtown area, with its numerous tourist attractions, entertainment centers, restaurants, hotels, and business sectors attracts millions of tourists every year while supporting hundreds of thousands of residents and business professionals on a daily basis.
The Downtown Atlanta area traces its roots back to 1826, when railroad surveyors began looking for a route between Milledgeville and Chattanooga. As a result of this survey and railroad construction, a town named Terminus was founded in 1837 in what is now Downtown Atlanta. In 1842, the thirty citizens of Terminus voted to change the town’s name to Marthasville in honor of then Governor Lumpkin’s daughter, Martha. Just five years later, in 1847, the town again changed names and became Atlanta.
The original downtown area had just seven streets: Peachtree Street, Whitehall Street, Marietta Street, Decatur Street, Pryor Street, Loyd Street (now Central Avenue), and Alabama Street.
Downtown Atlanta has grown significantly since those early days, and is now one of the largest business districts in the country with over 22 million square feet of office space. Because of the city’s central location, several of the nation’s top fortune 500 companies, including Coca-Cola and CNN, have their headquarters in Downtown Atlanta. In addition, Downtown Atlanta is home to the largest skyscraper in the U.S. outside of New York and Chicago – the Bank of America Plaza building.
Alongside many of the city’s top companies are major attractions and exhibits that draw millions of tourists and visitors to the bustling Downtown Atlanta area every year. From the Coca Cola museum to the Georgia Aquarium and the CNN studio tours, there are numerous popular attractions all within walking distance of one another which makes touring Downtown Atlanta easy and accessible.
Downtown Atlanta is located in close proximity to many popular shopping destinations that bring locals and visitors together on a daily basis to experience the best shopping in the city. Some of the popular nearby shopping malls include Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza as well as Atlantic Station.
Nearly every well-known hotel chain has a location in Downtown Atlanta. If you are looking for a more unique experience, the downtown area is home to some unique boutique hotels that offer a one-of-a-kind experience to travelers and locals alike.
Sports and Entertainment
Atlanta is home to several of the nation’s top sports teams and venues including the Hawks NBA basketball team, the Braves MLB baseball team, the Thrashers NHL hockey team and the Falcons NFL football team. The Phillips Arena (Thrashers, Hawks), Turner Field (Braves) and the Georgia Dome (Falcons) are not only home field for Atlanta’s sports teams but also double as top entertainment venues for concerts, shows and performances.
Colleges and Universities
Several major college campuses are located in Downtown Atlanta. Georgia Tech and Georgia State reside in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, adding a youthful flair to the area during the school year.
Atlanta is home to Hartsfield Jackson International, which is the main hub of Delta Airlines and also the busiest airport in the nation. There are numerous transportation options for travelers looking to get to and from the city, including rental car, taxi, shuttle bus, and MARTA. MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) is Atlanta’s public transportation and runs trains from the airport to several stops in Downtown Atlanta and many places throughout Metro Atlanta at affordable rates. MARTA also runs city busses with routes throughout downtown and metro Atlanta. For those travelers with cars, interstates 75 and 85 intersect Downtown Atlanta and interstate 285 forms a ring around the downtown area.
A world-class modern and historic city
From its humble roots as the last stop on a railroad route, to one of the nation’s most popular southern destinations, Downtown Atlanta has evolved into a world class city that is sure to capture the heart of every traveler and resident of this modern and historic world-class city.
Benefits of Travel to Creativity and Performance
Need a break from your job? Well take a vacation to Milledgeville - Georgia's Antebellum Capital and renew your sense of spirit and self! Enjoy a relaxing stay at one of fine accomodations and an incredibly delectable dinner in our historic downtown. You might even want to squeeze in a spa visit or some shopping!
Ocilla, Irwin County, Georgia, United States, North America
The city of Ocilla is the county seat of Irwin County, Georgia, United States. Its population was 3,414 at the 2010 census. Ocilla is part of the Fitzgerald Micropolitan Statistical Area. Ocilla was founded in 1880, incorporated as a town in 1897, and finally re-incorporated as a city in 1902. It is not clear whether Ocilla is named for the Seminole Chief Osceola, for an Oswichee Native American tribe, or, as proposed by historian John Goff, it could be an adaptation of the place name Auscilla. A 1981 Fitzgerald Herald-Leader says that a tribe of Oswichee Indians once lived near the Ocmulgee River on land known in 1818 as Irwin County. There, towns were called Oswitchee and Ocilla, and sometimes Ocichi. The French census shows that a town called Ocichi existed there in 1750. A later census in 1832 gives Oswhichee as the name of another Indian village close to Osochi. It goes on with The town's name was changed seven times. It was called by the Indians Assile, next Aglie, Axilla, Agulu, Ochile, and lastly Ocilla. This theory is less popular today. The most popular theory is that Ocilla is named for Chief Osceola, who had a prominent role in the Second Seminole War. Allegedly, he camped in the area known as Western Heights in Ocilla and frequently could be found in the area until his capture and imprisonment at Fort Moultrie, South Carolina. Osceola is probably the reason that the sports teams in Irwin County are now known as the Indians.
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Windsor Hotel (in Americus, Georgia) - A Behind the Scenes Haunted Tour
The Windsor Hotel, in beautiful Americus, Georgia is a certified haunted hotel. Back in 2011, we stayed for 4 nights and were lucky to get this wonderful behind the scenes tour of this remarkable, historic hotel. This video includes the tour and a partial EVP session. We caught no EVP's during this session, but did see visual floating orbs in our room. During our stay, we did have items moved around in our room, and heard the laughter of a child (while no children were staying in the hotel).
Either way, the Windsor Hotel is a beautiful place to stay and there is nothing to be afraid of. The staff was wonderful, they have a great bar (Floyd's Pub), and an exquisite Restaurant! I highly recommend visiting the Windsor Hotel!
A walk in a Asylum in Indianapolis Indiana
A Stroll with South indy Paranormal at the central state Asylum In Indianapolis
Amazing Gem found @ JXR Amethyst Mine in Georgia - Mining America - Ep 4 - 4/16/16
This video shows my dig in Georgia at the Jackson crossroads amethyst mine. ( JXR amethyst mine )
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West Metro Atlanta/West Atlanta Roadgeeking - Part 12 [HD]
This video follows Howell Mill Road NW southbound from U.S. 41/Northside Parkway NW to Marietta Street NW, which is just west of the downtown Atlanta tourist district. Most of Howell Mill Road NW is in the Buckhead community, which is everything north of the Downtown Connector and between I-75 and I-85 in Fulton County. The Paces and Underwood Hills neighborhoods are west of I-75, but are included in the Buckhead community.
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Overbrook Abandon Mental Asylum End
The end to visit number 3 of essex county mental asylum aka overbrook. if u have any suggestions on other places to go please comment below...