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    Treasure in the marshes of St. Marks, Florida?

    Tales of a fabulous treasure in lost Spanish gold have long echoed in the marshes and inlets around the mouth of the St. Marks River. The purported burial site is a “money pit” about three miles from the old Spanish fort of San Marcos de Apalache. The vicinity is now part of the St. Marks […]

  • Fred the Town Dog’s grave in Rockford, Alabama

    Fred the Dog was the “beloved companion” of the people of Rockford, Alabama. They saved him from a sad fate and he gave them ten years of joy in return. Rockford is a town of just under 500 people at the intersection of U.S. 231 and State Highway 22 between Montgomery and Sylacauga. It is […]

  • Panama City’s forgotten Seminole War forts

    The landscape of Florida is dotted with the sites of military outposts built by the U.S. Army during the Second Seminole War (1835-1842). Two of the least known of these stood on the shores of St. Andrew Bay in what is now Panama City. The year 1839 found the commanders of the U.S. Army in […]

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    Sunset over Mobile Bay as seen from Fairhope, Alabama.
    14 Most Romantic Places in the South!

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here is our first ever list of the 14 most romantic places in the South! #1 on our list for 2017 is the charming city of Fairhope, Alabama! This selection may surprise some people, but it won’t surprise anyone who has ever visited this beautiful community on the Eastern […]

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    14 Most Romantic Places in Florida

    Here’s our list of the 14 Most Romantic Places in Florida for 2017! Topping our list this year is St. Augustine, the historic old city where the Old World meets the new. The oldest permanent settlement in the continental United States, St. Augustine was a thriving village more than 50 years before the Pilgrims set […]

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    14 Most Romantic Places in Georgia

    Here’s our list of the 14 Most Romantic Places in Georgia for 2017! Georgia features an unbelievable array of destinations from mountains to beaches and from major metropolitan areas to charming small towns. Since our primary mission is to take you “off the beaten path” that’s where you will find most of the places on […]

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    14 Most Romantic Places in Alabama

    Here is our first annual list of the ten most romantic spots in Alabama! A state that stretches from the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico to the Appalachian Mountains is bound to be loaded with incredible places and Alabama has a little bit of everything. We’ve assembled 14 of our favorite destinations […]

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    10 Most Romantic Places in Arkansas

    Here is our first annual Valentine’s Day list of the 10 Most Romantic Places in Arkansas! A stunning state with mountains, prairies, historic resorts, waterfalls and great communities, Arkansas is a great destination in any season. The waterfalls usually run at full force in winter and early spring so if you love great falls and […]