Ellijay, Georgia; The Place of Many Waters

Ellijay, Georgia is a tiny town of less than two thousand people in a little over 2.5 square miles. It is halfway between Blue Ridge and Jasper, just 75 miles north of Atlanta. Originally Cherokee territory, Ellijay also takes its name from the Cherokee word Elatseyi meaning “many waters.” Ellijay is located near the confluence…

North Georgia’s Anna Ruby Falls

  High up on the mountain top, Tray Mountain in this case, is one of North Georgia’s most popular locales. Anna Ruby Falls are part of the Unicoi State Park in the Chattahoochee National Forest.  My song for this entry is “High on a Mountain Top” by Loretta Lynn: The twin waterfalls mark the junction…