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Athens Haunted History and Walking Tour

About three years ago, local historian Jeff Clarke began to dig a little deeper into Athens' history. He poured over police and newspaper reports, researched at the University of Georgia library, and talked to people in Downtown Athens. Clarke's research uncovered a vibrant afterlife filled with tales of love and loss…

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Antebellum Trail: A Day Trip from Athens

Athens is the northern gateway to Georgia's Antebellum Trail. It is awonderful day trip from Athens and its historic district, showcasing the hidden romance and beauty of Georgia's old south. This 100-mile heritage tour includes six other historic towns rich with history, heritage, unique experiences that escaped Sherman's destruction and did not burn down during the Cvil War…

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48 Hours of Athens Music

Although Athens is a small town, it's made its mark on the map for music! With 2016 beingthe "Year of Georgia Music," this is the best time to immerse yourself in a city recognized as one of the 12 Best U.S Cities for Music Lovers! Athens has hosted incredible musicians over the years and is also birthplace for big names such as R.E.M, The B52's, and Corey Smith, just to name a few…

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6 Iconic Athens Music Venues

Live music is the heartbeat of Athens, GA, making it the epicenter of the Year of Georgia Music.The echoes of music pioneers like R.E.M. and The B-52s can still be heard in the music venues that pepper our flourishing college town, and our music scene continues to nurture fresh talent year after year. Whether you want to hear national acts or up-and-coming local bands, Athens' music venues outperform any other city our size. …

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