Approximately ten miles from downtown Atlanta, one thousand six hundred eighty-three feet above sea level stands Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain is, simply, an enormous rock that is made of granite. The mountain can be seen from Kennesaw Mountain (West), Amicalola Falls State Park (North), and Mount Yonah (Northeast). Surrounding Stone Mountain is the city of Stone Mountain. On February 21, 1958 the governor of Georgia, Marvin Griffin, signed the bill which authorized Stone Mountain to become a state-run park and allowed it the authority to receive money from bonds granted by the state. Since that day, the park has added many different attractions and hosted multiple different events which, to this day, are very popular.
On this day in 1863, Union troops capture Lookout Mountain southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee,as they begin to break the Confederate siege of the city. In the “battle above the clouds,” the Yankees scaled the slopes of the mountain on the periphery of the Chattanooga lines.
Little Cottonwood Canyon is a site bursting with geological history, rock formations earthquake potential on the fault, prehistoric glacial formations, landslides, and many hazards associated with it. The Wasatch fault is bound to have a enormous earthquake in the future and has left behind numerous scars. The mountains have been engraved by glacial formations dated back to the Ice Age (~14,000 years ago). Rock falls and landslides have left hefty boulders as indication of erosion and moisture in the rocks. The hazards on this mountain range are mass wasting, radon, earthquakes, and flooding of Little Cottonwood Creek.
As a gateway community to Texas Hill Country and Lake Travis, Lake Pointe is in an ideal location. Just 12 miles west of all the employers, entertainment, and cultural opportunities of downtown Austin, Lake Pointe is a carefully planned community that has just been built in the past 10 years or so. Developed near Highway 71 and Bee Cave Road, Lake Pointe is able to boast a great location as well as homes that are both more spacious and more affordable than many of the properties available within the city boundaries. Lake Pointe has always been popular with families who want plenty of space and clean, safe living while also enjoying all the amenities of Austin. Families also adore the fact that Lake Pointe is part of the prestigious Lake Travis School District.
The Appalachian plateau is the smallest and northern most region in Georgia as well as being home to many superb physical features. Its abundance of natural beauty attracts visitors far and wide to the peach state. It showcases many natural attractions including, infamous Lookout Mountain, Sand Mountain, Cloudland Canyon State Park, Pigeon Mountain, and many more throughout the area stretching from Alabama to New York. The expanse has many natural resources consisting mostly of sedimentary rock-limestone, sandstone, and shale. It also contains resources such as ironstone and is the only known source of coal in Georgia. The Plateau is of great economic significance due to the many coalfields
Providence Canyon, is located in Georgia's southwest. The canyon was officially named a state park when the government did not want to name it a national park in 1971. There are a few reasons why Providence canyon should be named a national park. This canyon has many different types of sand and rocks with in it, which could be used for education in science. Trips could be planed by schools to take students and study the rocks that are their. Also by making it a national park tourism will be raised and the people could spend money in local businesses. Providence canyon was a dense forest before it was a canyon. Farmers in the early 1800s started growing cotton in that area, they cut all of the trees and plowed to plant seed. They planted with long straight lines, which started the events
Last summer me and my family went to valleyfair. We got up really early because we had to drive to shakopee. It was a long drive and i fell asleep in the car. I hate long cars rides because they are always so boring, anyways when we got there we had to go through security and then go and get our tickets and wristbands. When we got in there we went on some rides and got food. All i ate that day was panda express. And i went on the wild thing and steel venom.
Taking on a journey stretching well over 2,100 miles, covering fourteen states (from Maine to Georgia) by foot is no simple stroll where at the end of the day a comfortable bed and hot meal would await you. Instead, hiking the Appalachian Trail can be an endless battle with all the elements of mother nature: whereas in one state spring would have sprung already with wildflowers dressing the forest floors and insects buzzing through crisp air, on other parts of the trail it [the weather conditions] would be smothering heat, but meanwhile a few states north the rain would fall endlessly with gusts of cold wind, and snow would blanket the pathways of the trail and more than likely blizzards
The Log Cabin Republicans is an organization that helps build a more stronger union of equality, free market, individual liberty and many more . They have chosen to start this party for the sole purpose of helping to stop the intolerance towards gays and lesbians. The name Log Cabin came from President Abraham Lincoln who was born in a log cabin, so they chose to name it after him. Not only was he the inspiration for the name he was also an inspiration for the faction. The original name of the faction was “Lincoln Club” but the name was already taken by another Republican (GOP) group so they had to change it to something else. The faction was built on Abraham Lincoln's principles of Liberty and Equality.
On 07/14/2015 D/S Sorensen #6290 responded to 3571 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road, Bartow in reference to a robbery with a firearm. Upon her arrival she met with the victim David Eugene Cody. D/S Sorensen learned that while the victim was standing outside of his residence an unknown black male with a bandana covering the lower part of his face approached him with a silver handgun. The unknown male stuck the handgun to the victim’s and demanded money. The victim got into struggle with the suspect, and during the struggle the bandanna fell off of the suspect’s face. The victim recognized the suspect. The victim gave a description of the suspect.
There is no vanity on the AT (The Appalachian Trail) and more than some walk in the woods. Seems like it would be just an adventure. It started as a journey and a leap of faith to hike the entire Georgia section of the AT in less than 6 days. Day 4 it became a transformation. I saw less than 10 people hiking for 6 days and 90 miles. I hiked till 7pm each day (one hour prior to sunset) and wherever the spirit led me, I set up my tent, ate my food, journaled, slept and got up at 6 am in order to be back on the trail as soon as I could see it. Relentless steep climbs on all types of terrain and many painful descents that caused much knee pain. Several nights totally alone in the wilderness. Lots of praying and talking to God out loud.
Voted the second most beautiful vista in America, Mount Washington is a well-known overlook of downtown Pittsburgh. Mount Washington, now a beautiful mountain with a tree covered Cliffside, was not always known for its sights. Many are unaware of the dirty environment that it used to be. Once known as Coal Hill, Mount Washington was the location of many coal mines. Back in the late 1800’s, this mountain was the source that fueled and built Pittsburgh. From the ravaging coal minds to the breathtaking Inclines, there is a lot of history that is hidden under the beautiful area which we now know as Mount Washington.
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By the early 1960s, the Post had lost membership considerably and the cost of maintenance of the Legion’s 45 acre property become a financial burden. In 1966 the City of Miami purchased 37 acres of the Legion’s 45 acre property for $862,000 leaving the Legion with 8 acres where the Legion Hall was built; the new building was located south of the “Legion Park” as the property was named when became a public park for the upper eastside. Miami’s purchase money came from two federal grants and city bond funds. Congressman Claude Pepper’s bill allowed Miami to obtain funds from the Federal National Urban Renewal Act’s “Open Spaces” program that encouraged dense cities to create more “green spaces.” And so, Legion Park was born and the Post got a
Stone mountain has remained a very influential monument of Georgia; a gem of what may say to the state’s tourism and a landmark of American history throughout the ages. Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee , and Jefferson Davis on top of their valuable steeds represent the Confederate nation and its tie with Stone mountain as they are carved meticulously in the world’s largest exposed granite; however, the peaceful serenity of the lake and nature that envelops the mountain and its visitors remained a very important ceremonial location for native americans. The complete history of Stone Mountain is interwoven into the treads of historical events that have occurred throughout and even before the great nation , United States of America, was formed. Currently, it’s one of the most famous attractions in Georgia known for the breathtaking view of metropolitan Atlanta at the peak of the mountain. It is clear as rich as the beauty of stone mountain is,undeniably, it has a strong historical importance to American history and exquisite backround.