Martin Luther King Jr. Visits Liberty County

Photo by Tammy Lee Bradley If you’re looking for a peek into the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. that others may not know about, the best place to visit is historic Dorchester Academy. This National Landmark has a museum filled to the brim with African-American history and was once the epicenter of the Civil…

National Egg Nog Day

National Eggnog Day is celebrated once a year on the day before Christmas. Eggnog is a sweetened dairy-based beverage associated with Christmas time that is generally made with milk and cream, sugar, eggs and spices. People commonly drink their first eggnog of the year at Thanksgiving and the last one at New Year’s Eve. Also…

Daughters of the American Colonists Welcoming a New Generation

Celebrating 60 years this year, the Midway Museum is Georgia’s only colonial museum. The house is a reproduction of an 18th-century plantation home that was built along Highway 17, a once-bustling highway between Savannah and Brunswick. Many of the original furnishings, documents, clothing and artifacts from that period are housed throughout the museum meant to…

Ring in the New Year with this Lucky Recipe from a Liberty County Native

The South is known for many things from our friendly personalities to our heavy accents and maybe most importantly our food! What you may not know is how traditional most Southern families are – so holidays mean a lot to us. Of course, it wouldn’t be a true Southern holiday without food and a lot…

Experience the Spirit of Christmas Through These Memories of a Liberty County Native

Around the holidays, I like to recall the sights, sounds and smells from my childhood Christmases at home in the 1950s. I remember the beautiful tree we had decorated in the corner of the front room. It was not a perfectly-shaped store-bought or artificial tree. Many times, Mama and I walked the woods around our…