Lens Artists Photo Challenge: Fences

  Fences at historic sites in Northwest Georgia… The Historic Vann House   New Echota Historic Site   A fence in Kellum Valley in Northeast Georgia…   And our son-in-law and grandson working on the fence on our property in Northeast Georgia…   You can join the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge here.  

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Fences

I may have used these photos before, but they are perfect for Cee’s fences challenge this week. The first two photos come from the Vann House historical site in Chatsworth, Georgia. Built by wealthy Cherokee leader and planter James Vann, the Vann House was completed in 1804 and in 1819, was visited by U.S. President James Madison….

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Numbers or Letters

Letters, actually, in the Cherokee syllabary.  Created in the 1810s and 1820s by George Gist, also known as Sequoyah, each symbol represents a syllable.  The syllabary achieved great popularity quickly, leading to a dramatic rise in literacy among the Cherokee people.  It was adopted by the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper,  the first newspaper published by Native Americans in…

A Word A Week Photo Challenge: Lines

I love the contrast between the vertical lines of the trees in the background and the lines of the old fence. This fence is located on the grounds of the Samuel Worcester House at the New Echota Historic Site in North Georgia.   For more interpretations of “lines,” see  A Word in Your Ear, http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/a-word-a-week-challenge-lines/  …

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Feel

I’ve been told I was born in the wrong century, and sometimes I believe it.   Whenever I look at these photos, I feel as if I am going back in time to the early 1800s.  All were taken either at New Echota which was, until 1838, the capital of the Cherokee Nation in North Georgia…