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Fort celebration gives glimpse of days gone by
Civil War skirmish re-enactment among activities at Hollingsworth White House
Fort Yargo Living History Society member Juanita Alexander stirs an iron kettle of handmade brunswick stew cooking over a wood fire at the annual Fort Day sponsored by Friends of the Fort. - photo by Alexander Popp
Twenty-five miles outside of Gainesville stands a house with a past. Surrounded on all sides by towering pine trees and weathered rough wood outbuildings, to an unobservant traveler The Fort Hollingsworth White House might seem like nothing more than a rustic remnant. But for the White family and Civil War era historians, the Fort might be one of the last untouched pieces of history left in Georgia.