By Walter Geiger
For many years, the annual Georgia Press Convention was held on Jekyll Island. We’ve rarely missed it, often traveling to and from the coast via Hwy. 341 as I much prefer the backroads and their backdrops to the monotonous interstate.
We always went past ‘Miss Mit’s House’ south of McRae just east of where the highway crosses Sugar Creek. We always slowed to look at the house where Gene and Herman Talmadge lived. Both father and son were Georgia governors. Herman also served many years in the U.S. Senate.
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