Lost Towns of North Georgiaby Lisa RussellPosted on February 6, 2020March 15, 20204 Comments on Lost Towns of North Georgia When the bustle of a city slows, towns dissolve into abandoned buildings or return to woods and crumble into the North Georgia clay. The remains of many towns dot the landscape—pockets of life that were lost to fire or drowned by the water of civic works projects. In 1832, Auraria was one site of the original American gold rush. Cassville was a booming educational and cultural epicenter until 1864. Allatoona found its identity as a railroad town. Author and professor Lisa M. Russell unearths the forgotten towns of North Georgia.Order your copy now on Amazon.com The stories of Lost Mill Villages in North Georgia were too big for one book. I deleted several chapters. If you are interested in Georgia stories, I will send them to you. Sign up below: 4 Comments Randy Brown November 3, 2020 – 12:34 am Very interested in the lost towns of North Georgia Reply lisamrussell November 3, 2020 – 12:38 am Yeah.Have you gotten my books? Reply BeLinda Stevens Parrish September 3, 2021 – 4:42 pm I was born and raised in the American Thread Mill in Dalton. My grandparents, mama and daddy and many relatives worked at the mill. My husband was raised in the Crown Cotton Mill where his grandfather worked. Proud to be lintheads! Looking forward to seeing you at Kennesaw and purchasing your books. Reply lisamrussell September 3, 2021 – 7:00 pm How cool is that. I almost left them out of my book, but I went to Dalton High, but hung out with Southeast HS kids and there was a strong connection to that part of town. Are you coming to the North COBB event? I was just having lunch with the librarian there. Reply Write a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.