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History of Macon, Georgia

Macon in early 1900s

Macon in early 1900s

Macon, Georgia
Sunday, February 16, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. We featured the history of Macon, Georgia over the weekend of February 15-17. 

Hosted by our Cox Communications cable partners, we learned about the history of the Super Sabre F-100 fighter jet, the Ocmulgee National Monument, the Hay House, Macon's rich music industry and the integration of the Bowden Golf Course in 1961. We also learned the story of escaped slaves William and Ellen Craft and the birth of "Southern Rock."

Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:19am (ET)

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