Gallagher's Travels

The First Washington: Washington, Georgia

Story and photos by Will A. Davis & Mary Gallagher Not far from Atlanta or Charleston you’ll find charming Washington, Georgia and this Washington has the distinct accolade of being the first of the hundreds of towns, cities and counties named after our first US president, the incomparable George Washington. Washington, Georgia This incredibly pleasant …

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The Casablanca Hotel: Bogart and Broadway

Story by Will A. Davis Those of us of a “certain age”  may remember with fondness and nostalgia the  now classic  1942 movie “Casablanca” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, along with many other legendary stars gathering at the notorious Rick’s Cafe  in a story filled with intrigue and romance. Magic The Casablanca Hotel in …

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Head to Hampshire, a West Virginia Gem

By Arnold Berke Just west of West Virginia’s much-visited eastern panhandle lies a lesser-known, but equally fetching, part of the Mountain State—Hampshire County. Hampshire County. Thanks to local pride, creativity, and initiative, this scenic and culturally rich county—a lush expanse of forests, streams, and mountains dotted with historic sites and towns—is becoming better-known in the …

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