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Liberty County History Is Black History

African-American heritage is such an important part of Liberty County’s history. These four historic sites provide insight into the lives of African-American ancestors who arrived as slaves, gained their freedom, and then fought for civil rights. Photographers Tammy Lee Bradley of Visit the South and Ralph Daniel captured some soulful photos that will inspire you…

5 Reasons to Drive To and Not Through Liberty County

Photo courtesy of Bianca Croft Draped in natural beauty and oozing with southern charm, Liberty County’s rich history is a hidden gem that makes for a perfect Georgia vacation. As a longtime resident of this extremely unique community, we have done our best to compile a list of our favorite reasons you should drive to…

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…

A First-Timers Guide to Experiencing Liberty County Like a Local

Photo courtesy of Bobby Cary There’s nothing quite as exciting as getting to explore a new location for the first time, but we all know sometimes planning a first-time trip can be a bit daunting. You want to make sure you see as much as you can while still relaxing because after all, it is…

10 Amazing Hidden Gems About Liberty County That Will Blow Your Mind

It’s easy to fall in love with Liberty County! With its enchanting forests of live oaks draped in Spanish moss, winding dirt roads, magical sunsets over the coastal waterways, heroes from history and true Southern charm, what’s not to love? But our slice of paradise wouldn’t be complete without a few hidden secrets that you…