I am a history geek. Note that I said “geek” and not “buff”. My brother, Jess, is the history buff. He knows everything about everything. And I love it. We have similar favorites when it comes to the various eras. We both love the Revolutionary Period and WW2 era.
Something I have begun to really love and take interest in is the history of my hometown; Columbus, Georgia. Home of the creation of Coca-Cola, the Springer Opera House, Ma Rainey’s house, and situated right across the river from Phenix City, formally known as “Sin City”, home of the mob, Columbus is rich with history.
A few years ago, journalist Tim Chitwood did a story about the Columbus Stockade. However, he used video to tell the story. Chitwood’s use of black and white video and musical words make this a really interesting watch. Everybody’s got four minutes…take a gander.
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