Thursday, April 26, 2012

Postcard 243: Unposted, Early 20th Century

A72 Aerial View, Athens, Georgia at Night

Athens, the county seat on Clarke County, is located on a
hill overlooking the Oconee River. It is the principal city
of Northeast Georgia and offers and all-the-year-round ideal
climate. The soil of Clarke County is particularly fertile'
and makes farming very profitable. Beautiful antebellum
homes mingled with modern lends historic interest to
the city. Athens was founded in 1801 and here is located
the University of Georgia--the oldest chartered State
University in America.

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