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Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Georgia's Salzburgers spark silk industry

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Georgia's Salzburgers spark silk industry

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Georgia's Salzburgers spark silk industry

Roger Allen


    Every Labor Day, nearly 1,000 people journey to the Salzburger homestead in Effingham County, Ga., for the anniversary of the arrival of the Germans in Georgia nearly 280 years ago. A large number of Bulloch County families are direct descendants of these immigrants, who braved a dangerous voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in horrible conditions in search of religious freedom in the new colony of Georgia.


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