Georgia prepare for 150th Anniversary


As the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War approaches, Georgians are preparing observances of the four-year war that pitted brother against brother and changed the nation forever.

The Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development has launched the state’s official Civil War website – http://www.gacivilwar.org – in commemoration of the sesquicentennial.  “We created this site so that it serves as an online portal for communities and Civil War organizations in Georgia to promote their Civil War commemoration activities and events on one comprehensive site,” said Kevin Langston, deputy commissioner for tourism in the state economic development department, when the web site was launched…. read on!

via: tiftongazette.com

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