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Theme: Where I Live ~ Part One

2008.04.25
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This flag is outside the court buildings. I'm not sure why the flag is flying at half-Staff.
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In 1895 Congress established the Chickamauga National Military Park to preserve the land and honor those who had fought and died there. It is the oldest Military Park in the United States.
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On Barnhardt Circle are the original officer's homes.
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Going west through the park.
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Volunteers from all over erected this new fence at the Chickamauga Battlefield about a month ago.
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For sixteen years I have lived in the small town of Boynton located in Ringgold, Georgia. Boynton sits between the cities of Ringgold and Ft. Oglethorpe. Most of my time is spent in the city of Fort Oglethorpe, so it is spotlighted as Part One of Where I Live.

Don't misunderstand. Fort O is also a very modern town. We have a Super Walmart, and a Starbucks just recently opened. This county is one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia. This fall a third high school will be opening. My kids are really excited, because they will attending this brand new school. I'm sure I will post pictures of it when it opens:)

I grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee which is about 12 miles from here, but I am a true Georgia girl through and through:)

Ya'll have a super weekend!!

Julie



Stay tuned for Part Two of Where I Live.
19 Comments
joycephotography Thanks for sharing, great post.
joycephotography · 2008-04-25: 23:48
camilleauteuil very interesting post, thank you !
camilleauteuil · 2008-04-26: 01:59
ronin53 thnx, great report :):):)
ronin53 · 2008-04-26: 03:57
vterezia very peaceful place and very nice my friend !!
vterezia · 2008-04-26: 04:37
focussed what a cute and peaceful looking town! It looks very picturesque. Love the little chapel!
focussed · 2008-04-26: 07:17
lexlevans what an adorable town! i haven't been to many small southern towns (not sure i've ever been to any actually...) - but i always thought they looked so cute! and that last shot with the light is awesome! :-)
lexlevans · 2008-04-26: 10:58
????? so pretty! makes me want to see it in person! love the lighting on the last photo- makes a patchwork of lines- light and fence! R
????? · 2008-04-26: 15:49
miclaud A really nice place to live! Thanks for sharing...
miclaud · 2008-04-26: 18:55
sendao perfect shots,Thanks for sharing!...
sendao · 2008-04-26: 18:59
ncshutterbug Great set, and a beautiful place to live! I especially love the flag shot.
ncshutterbug · 2008-04-26: 19:16
????? Nice shots! Looks pretty and green - hope you don't get too overrun by strip malls in the future! : )
????? · 2008-04-26: 20:08
Queen911 Great set-
Queen911 · 2008-04-26: 23:31
oldbabe Very interesting!! I knew I had heard Chickamaugua Park somewhere. I have been periodically off and on transcribing
Camp Life of Company K - 1898 (Spanish American War) for addition at one of my genealogy websites. It details the time spent in camp during the Spanish American War by men from Palo Alto Co, Iowa - Palo Alto Co being where my dad's family settled after emigrating from Ireland. Now it will make transcribing all that much better!!
oldbabe · 2008-04-27: 07:06
????? i really like this set. thanks for sharing with us! the light in the last shot is awesome--i had to save it!
????? · 2008-04-27: 21:40
climbergirl Very beautiful town. Another place to add to my list of "Places to Visit"!
climbergirl · 2008-04-28: 09:28
bamommy Thanks for sharing! Great photos
bamommy · 2008-04-28: 21:07
nelly Looks like a very peaceful town
nelly · 2008-04-29: 22:05
BreezyOnTheEyes this town looks super ideal. very beaitiful shots! i'm heading to the next part!! ^_^
BreezyOnTheEyes · 2008-04-30: 20:37
Anjie Wow, this is such a cool set Julie! I'll have to give this theme a crack...although my town isn't anywhere near as photogenic as yours.
Love the light on the last one!
Anjie · 2008-05-02: 20:12
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