4th State (January 2, 1788), the deep south, U.S.
State Abbreviation: GA
Nickname: Peach State, Empire State of the South
Origin of Name: In honor of George II of England
Things to Know
The story of Georgia's
capitols and capital cities.
about the Civil War
Major Rivers: Chattahoochee River, Savannah River, Suwannee River
E. Carter, the 39th president of the United States, Plains
fact sheet on President James E. Carter provides you with photos and personal information.
The Cherokee silversmith, Sequoyah,was
the only known man in the history of the world to single-handedly
develop an alphabet.
Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, Atlanta
Gordon Low, U.S. Girl Scouts founder
Ray Charles, singer (1930-2004)
Called the "father of soul".
Things to Do
Georgia State Bird and State
Flower Printable Color Page. Before printing under File in Page Setup set margins to zero.
Things to Do-Lesson Plans
is my Peanut?(Grade 2-8)
The purpose of this activity is designed to increase students' skills
in observation, recording, fact and opinion.
Sites to See
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Articles and information on a wide range of subjects pertaining to the state of Georgia.
History" Prehistoric - 20th Century
day in Georgia History
Found out what happened on any date in Georgia History.
about all the 159 counties in Georgia...see snapshots.
Official Page of
the Cherokee Nation
Events leading to the removal of the Cherokee from North Georgia.
That Have Flown Over Georgia
The History of the Georgia State Flag
ABCs of Athens
A to Z color pages of Georgia
Things To Do-Other Sites
Read about the Georgia State Quarter and print out the color page.
Complete the 1st lesson and learn to count to five in the Cherokee
Langugae. Contains 6 lessons and a Cherokee syllabary pronunciation key
Read about the storyteller and view a Real Video version of The
Rattlesnake Story by Eagle Woman.
Stories to Read
of the Cherokee Rose