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A Trip to Old Salem

Moravians are a small denomination of Christians from the pietistic tradition who began as a protestant group in and around Bohemia and Moravia in Europe (specifically in modern day Czech Republic).  Founded around 1457, they, of course, were met with … Continue reading

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All That Glitters . . .: Aunt Jennie and the Beginning of the Gold Rush

They had just run the Indians off the land.  It was the late 1830s.  The mountains of north Georgia were soon overrun with people looking for gold.  Aurora was built up on the fortunes of the gold hunters.  A little … Continue reading

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