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Man looking for every historical marker in Georgia

ATLANTA -- By David Seibert's reckoning, 2,312 historic markers -- noting anything and everything from mysterious prehistoric monuments to Old Dan Tucker's grave -- dot Georgia's highways and byways. He's personally hunted down 2,253 and plans to continue scouring the state in search of the rest. That means visiting each of Georgia's 159 counties, as well as tackling back-country roads better suited for loggers than tourists.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/met_245863.shtml
Metro
Battle of Aiken remembered

AIKEN - Brett Izlar stood on the front row, anxiously awaiting what was about to happen. With a sudden loud boom, cannon fire erupted across the open field. Children screamed, ran away and revelled in the smoke and excitement. Brett, an 11-year-old fifth grader from Belvedere Elementary let out a big smile, once his ears stopped ringing. ``(The cannon) was kind of loud,'' Brett said. Hundreds of Aiken County schoolchildren and their parents toured Woodward Farm near Couchton on Friday - the site of the third annual reenactment of the Battle of Aiken.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/22/met_204387.shtml
Metro
Battle re-enactment makes thunderous impression

...stations around the camps. "Yankee bummers" in period attire gave pupils a sense of the soldiers in Union Gen. William T. Sherman's army, some of whom looted Southern homes during their march through Georgia and the Carolinas, Mr. Peters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/01/aik_62438.shtml
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