Friday, April 17, 2009

This Week: Mountains East (Dahlonega)

On this week's episode of Georgia Traveler, it's off to Georgia's picturesque northeast mountains. Dahlonega, site of America's first gold rush, is our destination city, where we visit the Smith House restaurant and Wolf Mountain Vineyards. David Zelski explores Elberton, the Granite Capital of the World, while Gerald Bryant meets Joni Mabe the Elvis Babe at her museum in Cornelia. Phil Proctor delights in the delicacies offered up during Oktoberfest in Helen, and Keely Muse guides us through some beautiful state parks in Dawsonville, Mountain City, and Tallulah Falls.

Georgia Traveler 103, "Mountains East (Dahlonega)" airs this Friday, April 17 at 9 PM, Saturday, April 18 at 7 PM, and Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 PM on GPB. You can also watch on Saturday, April 18 at 8 PM, and Sunday, April 19 at 8 AM on GPB Knowledge.

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