Just the same sweet song, keeps Georgia on my mind

I have spent the last 2 weeks coastal city hopping the Southeast. Through these travels, I have come to appreciate the south, especially the great state of Georgia. You can see my joy when I walk around Piedmont Park with an ear to ear grin on my face. Each week I provide randar trivia about whatever pops into my mind. This week, we are going to learn about Georgia because most of us have lived here at one point or another and probably should know more.

-The official fish of Georgia is the Largemouth Bass. I could probably stick my foot in its mouth
-Gainesville is the chicken capital of the world, and it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork there.
-Georgia is the nation’s largest producer of the 3 Ps: Pecans, Peanuts, and Peaches. YUM
-Berry College in Rome has the world’s largest campus. Never would I have guessed that. Ever.
-Six Flags over Georgia was originally named for the six flags that flew over Georgia– England, Spain, Liberty, Georgia, Confederate States of America, and the United States. Went there on Monday–what a thrill.
-Athens is the location of the first university chartered and supported by state funds. Go Dawgs!
-Chickamauga (NW GA) is the location of the bloodiest battle that every happened in the US. The word means “river of blood”.
-Kingston, GA is where a huge religious revival happened and now home to snake handlers. That info is underground though
-Georgia is known as the Empire State of the South and The Peach State
-Georgia entered the Union on January 2, 1788
-Burt Reynolds is from Georgia. Keep that in mind.

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