Do you ever daydream of plantation style homes with wrap around front porches, swing chairs, and large white pillars? Have you ever wanted to walk through a gorgeous flower garden or even dance under the Georgia sun while thinking of freshly baked scones and sweet tea? The wonderlands that you fantasize about aren’t too far away, and the historical homes of Georgia can help inspire your next daydream about beautiful homes. If you are a book enthusiast and would like to dive deep into the rich stories and history of some of Newton County’s most beautiful homes, start with “The Glory of Covington.” The following excerpt was taken from the book to help paint the beautiful picture of homes one could only dream of.
If you are traveling to or through Covington, GA and you have a sweet tooth; you have to make a visit to the charming shop “Scoops.”
Imagine being able to drive on a 93-mile adventure of 10 must-see sites. If you enjoy all things undead, this tour is for you. From vampires to zombies, this experience will give you the chance to see the scene locations from some of your favorite movies and shows!
Did you know that movie and television shows have been filmed in Covington, GA for decades? According to www.filmcovington.com, Covington is “Known as Hollywood of the South™, Covington Georgia has become a mecca for the television and film industry. Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950’s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic filming locations, moderate temperatures, International airport accessibility and community film production crew services support have become a real draw for directors, producers, location scouts, filmmakers and TV Productions of all genres and budgets. Last known as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Covington and Newton County Georgia has also been home to The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and over 100 film productions.”