Thomasville, Hartwell, Columbus, Savannah, Across Georgia

Photo credit: Cateechee website

DO: In Thomasville, you may want to visit the Jack Hadley Black History Museum. Founded in 1994, the city’s first Black History Museum was established with African-American historian, James “Jack” Hadley who preserved over 4,669 pieces of African American artifacts. These thousands of artifacts and photos chronicling Black History are housed at the old campus of Douglass High School, a segregated 1902-1970 black school that was segregated.

SEE: In Northeast Georgia in Hartwell is the destination where you can stay, eat, golf and more at Cateechee. While there, you can visit a state park, a theatre, botanical gardens, among other things.

SEE: Science! Space! Columbus has it all at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. The Coca-Cola Space Science Center is dedicated to working with students on all levels. Their site says, “We engage with our K-12 students through educational programming at CCSSC, we visit them at schools and also provide special engagements such as listening to an Astronaut talk.”

Photo credit: The Coffee Fox

DRINK: Coffee that is. Who knew there was an award for coffee shops? The Coffee Fox is an award-winning craft coffee house in downtown Savannah. They serve pour-over coffee brew method, have pastries, cheese boards, and beer.

DO: THIS WEEKEND you can do any number of these things we shared a while ago as options for Labor Day. Today we have another list of Festivals… and these are all over Georgia, this weekend and ongoing from Georgia’s Tourism site, Explore Georgia. 

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