Georgia Myths and Legends

The True Stories Behind History’s Mysteries

Book Description

Georgia Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Georgia’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Georgia history.

From the puzzle of lost confederate gold to a woman who mysteriously spent her life waving at more than 50,000 passing ships, this selection of stories from Georgia's past explores some of the Peach State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

About Rhodes, Don

Don “Ramblin’” Rhodes is the author of seven books, including Georgia Icons (Globe Pequot Press), Say It Loud!: The Life of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1 (Lyons Press), and Ty Cobb: Safe at Home (Lyons Press), and of The Augusta Chronicle’s country music column, “Ramblin’ Rhodes,” now in its forty-fourth year of weekly publication. He lives in North Augusta, South Carolina.