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Georgia joined the union on January 2, 1788, making it the fourth state of the United States of America. Because the state was used to be under the English colony, its motto doesn't have any Latin translated unlike the other states. Its motto was "Wisdom, justice and moderation." The state was named after King George II of England. Its largest city is the state's capital, Atlanta. It was nicknamed as "Peach state" and "Empire State of the South."
The state capital was burned and nearly destroyed by Union troops during the Civil War. Georgia houses one of the world's largest college campuses in Rome, the Berry College. One unique fact in Georgia is that the ever famous soda, Coca-Cola was invented in Atlanta to be specific. It was first sold at a soda fountain.
There is a national park in Georgia that used to be the site of the bloodiest battle in history of the nation. During the Civil War, the dead were directed to just three sites; in the hospital, battlefield, and prison. In Andersonville Prison in Georgia, the dead prisoners' names were pinned on their shirts. The bodies will be then transported to the "dead house." When the bodies reach twenty in number, that would be the only time that they'd be transferred to the cemetery. Or they'd be placed in trenches, without any covering, and would be buried under the prison dirt. A mark will be placed afterwards to identify the body. The name of the prisoner and his date of death will be written in the mark.
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Verdual W. Hamlin Jr.: Helping was second nature to funeral director
They also co-founded a funeral home in Tavares that is now Steverson ... Hamlin also was an avid golfer and for many years attended the Masters Golf Tournament in Georgia. He was a founding member of Fairway Christian Church in The Villages, an active ...
Funeral set for millionaire next door' and his wife
The funeral mass will be at noon Monday ... The National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the crash. Members of the North Georgia Catholic community went into mourning as news of the Judsons death spread. The Judsons helped launch ...
Funeral for GGC official set for today
Harvel, who was the vice president of educational technology at Georgia Gwinnett College, died Thursday of a heart attack. He was 47. Athens First United Methodist Church is located at 327 N. Lumpkin St. in Athens. Early arrival to the service is ...
Georgia Hill (Nuke) Willis
WILLIS Georgia (Nuke) Hill Willis ... LLC are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1419 4th St., Westwego, La. on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Woodrow Hayden - officiating. Visitation will begin at 8 ...
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Funeral (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Georgia Funeral Directors Association
GFDA, through its Executive Committee and staff, serves as a resource center for information on all aspects of funeral service, and strives to answer all questions ...
Georgia Board of Funeral Service
Beginning October 1, 2009, the Funeral Service Law and Rules Examination will be ... The Georgia State Board of Funeral Service is responsible for carrying out the provisions ...
Georgia Funeral Home | Atlanta, Alpharetta, Marietta, Georgia
We serve the entire state of Georgia and experienced with out-of-town arrangements and ... Services include cremation, green burial, memorial services and funeral home services. ...