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Georgia Trivia
Weird, Wacky and Wild
by Stephanie Watson and Lisa Wojna
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Georgia is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters:

-- Coca-Cola was invented by local Georgian Dr. John S. Pemberton in Atlanta in 1886 and first sold at an Atlanta pharmacy soda fountain

-- Georgia is the nation's number one producer of the three Ps---peanuts, pecans and, of course, peaches

-- The mysterious Booger Hill pulls cars up, defying gravity and spooking passengers

-- The International Poultry Trade Show is held in Georgia each year, and in the town of Gainesville, the Chicken Capital of the World, it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork

-- The theme park Six Flags Over Georgia got its name from the six different flags that have flown over the state during its history

-- President Franklin D. Roosevelt stayed at a cottage, later called the ''Little White House,'' in Warm Springs while recuperating from polio

-- The Georgia Guidestones, in Elbert County, are sometimes referred to as America's Stonehenge; 10 principles engraved on the stones in eight languages are meant to be guidelines to an ''age of reason''

-- Wesleyan College in Macon was founded in 1836 as the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women.

And so much more...

Price: Canada $18.95    U.S.A. $14.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-897278-44-4
ISBN-10: 1-897278-44-6
Page Count: 216
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"