A Brief History of Early Cave Spring, Georgia
"A Brief History of Early Cave Spring, Georgia," by author, Victoria Stanz Abernathy is availble now. Subject is the early history of Cave Spring, Georgia, in Vann's Valley, of Floyd County, founded in 1832. The book is packed with history, dates, and the author's early family pictures and intertwined history, (1899-1920) including postcards of the town from 1908, and of its institutions including the Hearn Academy & the white and colored campuses of the Georgia School for Deaf around 1900. The native Cherokee history including actions of the State of Georgia before and during the Trail of Tears is also part of the narrative. Churches,the contributions of an illustrious founder, the origins of the ' Vann Cherokee Cabin' downtown, ghost stories, and a look to the future as a city of trails are presented in a form for all ages, and as starting points for further research. Book size is 8.5 x 11.0 inches. Thirty-four pages packed with historical information from before 1832 with pictures from mid-1800's and early 1900 to present. Before the founding of America the area of this much loved old town, Cave Spring, Georgia, was settled by earliest civilizations. The Europeans found the area irresistible, and by 1838 had acquired its lush, wide valley with aquifer of purest water, whose main spring issues forth from a large cave in the midst of downtown in Rolater Park. An interesting read from history reopened for all.