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Covington, GA 30014

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History of Salem Campground Read more

History of Salem Campground

Come one, come all to one of Covington’s most important historic landmarks. We encourage all visitors to witness the beauty of Salem Campground first-hand. 

St. Patrick's Day at the Covington Square Read more

St. Patrick's Day at the Covington Square

St. Patrick's Day may not be something you'd picture spending at a town square in a small Georgian town but turns out there's no better place to be! From a concert at an Irish pub to dinner, ice-cream, and strolls around the rest of the shops you'll find that the Covington Square is the place to be on March 17th

 

The Oldest Home in Newton County, Georgia: The Orna Villa Read more

The Oldest Home in Newton County, Georgia: The Orna Villa

Built in 1825, the Orna Villa, which is located on Emory Street in the city of Oxford, is styled in the classic Greek architectural design that have come to define many classic homes in the community. In terms of history, one of the most fascinating facts about the site deals with its use during the Civil War. 

Top 5 local haunted places in Oxford, GA Read more

Top 5 local haunted places in Oxford, GA

Established in 1839, Oxford, Georgia has a long and scholarly history. This tiny town in Newton County is, after all, home to Oxford College and Emory University, two of the finest institutions in the state. Not to mention, it’s affiliation with the Methodist Episcopal Church, whose officials chartered the town and who declared Oxford a shrine. Perhaps, it’s this divine connection to the afterlife that would account for Oxford’s other residents of the ghostly variety. Crack open your textbooks, students, because we’re taking you on a studiously spooky tour of Oxford's top 5 most haunted spots. Join us, if you dare.


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