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Peaches, Prison Sites, & Plum Good Cooking

June 20

$99

Let’s celebrate Georgia’s most famous crop as we visit the Lane Packing Company in Fort Valley in the heart of the Peach Belt. You can bring back as many bags and bushels as the bus will hold and see how the operation is run. Lunch is included in the café along with a taste of their famous Peach Ice Cream. It’s only a short drive to historic Andersonville, the site of the Confederate prison during the War Between The States…too many captives and not enough food or space.  Our group will tour the Drummer Boy Museum, famous for its Confederate and Union drummer boy uniforms, complete with original drums, and a local guide will narrate and point out many interesting facts of this tragic chapter in America’s history. We stop for dinner in the country on our way back home.

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Date:
June 20
Cost:
$99