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Georgia’s Rock Eagle Effigy, a fascinating native relic

Sweetums and I visited the Rock Eagle Effigy in Putnam County, Georgia, with no idea what to expect. It's difficult to picture exactly what a "Rock Eagle Effigy" might look like. No one was around when we arrived and we were pleased to find a well-kept and protected site. The effigy itself, made of small… Continue reading Georgia’s Rock Eagle Effigy, a fascinating native relic

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Our trip to the Monkey Massacre Memorial

Just when you think Sweetums and I have run out of weird things to discover on our travels, you get surprised with these photos of a Monkey Massacre Memorial. That’s not mistyped – there is such a thing and it is located just north of Atlanta. STORY CONTINUES BELOW PHOTO The “memorial” is a grouping… Continue reading Our trip to the Monkey Massacre Memorial

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Pine Torch in Bankhead Forest one of 4 surviving log churches in Alabama

Pine Torch Church is one of the oldest churches in Alabama and one of only four surviving log churches. Click here to read about all of Alabama’s log churches. STORY CONTINUES BELOW  The church is located in the Bankhead Forest in Lawrence County at the intersection of Country Roads 70 and 73. See a map below… Continue reading Pine Torch in Bankhead Forest one of 4 surviving log churches in Alabama

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Do you see the Jesus on an Alabama hospital door?

Although I still haven’t seen it for myself, Sweetums finally went and got photos of the visage of Jesus on the hospital door in Jasper. I heard about it years ago and keep meaning to visit. It was first seen in 1983 on a door at Walker Baptist Medical Center at 3400 U.S. Highway 78… Continue reading Do you see the Jesus on an Alabama hospital door?

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Bizarre roadside display made our jaws drop. Help figure out what’s behind it

As much as Sweetums and I love roadside oddities, sometimes we come across a sight that makes even our mouths drop. I can’t remember one that caused us the consternation as the one we saw Friday in Baldwin County, Alabama. It was a roadside display of knick-knacks. We’ve seen a few of those, often groupings… Continue reading Bizarre roadside display made our jaws drop. Help figure out what’s behind it