40 Things Every Southerner Ought To Do!
Video: Interview with Rev. Kyles
Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles recounts being on the hotel balcont with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he was shot.
We all love to stroll picturesque college campuses. Nestled into the mountains of Lexington, Virginia, Washington and Lee offers unforgettable setting and style. Gothic architecture, glorious gardens, and an exquisite chapel wow visitors to North Carolina's Duke University. Still, we'd suggest you visit Sewanee, The University of the South in Tennessee. A lovely campus and a collegial atmosphere, right down to students' wearing Harry Potter-style robes, give it a feel all its own.
Hum a Few Bars
There are songs all Southerners should know. When Tennesseans start with "Rocky Top," Texans answer with a chorus of "The Eyes of Texas." Folks from the Peach State favor "Georgia on My Mind," but c'mon, every Southerner should be able to belt out Hank Williams's "Hey, Good Lookin'. "
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"40 Things Every Southerner Ought To Do!" is from the April 2006 issue of Southern Living. Because prices, dates, and other specifics are subject to change, please check all information to make sure it's still current before making your travel plans.