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My Home Town in Pictures

Well, let's be honest, this isn't my house. But my town is famous for such lovely antebellum homes. I couldn't resist showing you this one, which is my favorite. The Hay House, built between 1855 and 1859, is a National Historic Landmark.

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Macon, Georgia, is the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World. The city has over 200,000 Yoshino cherry trees which bloom each spring, just in time for our popular International Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Sidney Lanier, one of American's best poets of the 19th century, was born in Macon in 1842. For a taste of his beautiful poems, read these excerpts from "The Marshes of Glynn" and "Song of the Chattahoochee".

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The Middle Georgia Historical Society purchased his birthplace in 1973 and has completely renovated the small Victorian.

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One of my favorite places to visit is the Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences.

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The Douglas Theatre, remodeled in 1997.

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