Famous Georgians Scavenger Hunt



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Directions: Copy and paste the url’s below into your web browser to locate biographical information on as many of the following famous Georgians as you can. Try to include the person’s hometown and any information you find that would help to identify why the person is considered to be famous. Save the handout as a document on your student drive and type your answers there. Be sure to SAVE every few minutes or so to prevent losing your work.
Famous Georgians page - GeorgiaInfo

http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/famousga.htm



Historical Figures in Georgia Hi

http://eastanolleemediacenter.com/historicalgeorgiafigures.htm



Georgia Famous People: History and Biographies - e-ReferenceDesk

http://www.e-referencedesk.com/resources/state-famous-people/georgia.html



Georgia Historical Society | New Georgia Encyclopedia

http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/georgia-historical-society



Famous People Born in Georgia - Biography.com

http://www.biography.com/people/groups/born-in-georgia



The US50 - A guide to the state of Georgia - Historic Figures

http://www.theus50.com/georgia/figures.php



Important People in Georgia's History (Tipton) flashcards | Quizlet

http://quizlet.com/10061674/important-people-in-georgias-history-tipton-flash-cards/


I. Sports Figures

1. Ty Cobb

2. Jackie Robinson

3. Johnny Heisman

4. Hershel Walker

5. Steve Lundquist

6. Bobby Jones

7. Henry Aaron

8. Fran Tankenton

9. Wyomia Tyrus

10. Bitsy Grant

11. Jim Brown

12. Rosie Greer

13.Frank Sinkwich

14. Willie Gault

15. Kevin Butler

16. Kenny Walker

17. Tommy Aaron

18. Paul Anderson

19. Johnny Mize

20. Evander Holyfield

21. Dan Reeves

22. Vince Dooley

23. Edwin Moses

24. Dominique Wilkins

25. Mark Richt

26. Tom Glavine

27. John Smoltz

28. Chipper Jones

29. Arron Murray


II. Authors / Journalists

1. Flannery O’Connor

2. James Dickey

3. Ralph McGill

4. Jessica Daves

5. Margaret Mitchell

6. Erskine Caldwell

7. Joel Chandler Harris

8. Sidney Lanier

9. Carson McCullers

10. Eugenia Price

11. Lewis Grizzard

12. Frank Yerby

13. Caroline Miller

14. Ann Nichols

15. Dr. Ferol Sams

16. Robert Burch

17. Conrad Aiken

18. Henry Grady

19. Lillian Smith


III. Singer / Musical Figures

1. REM


2. Brenda Lee

3. Gladys Knight & the Pips

4. Ray Charles

5. Otis Redding

6. Little Richard

7. James Brown

8. Ray Stevens

9. Robert Shaw

10. Johnny Mercer

11. Elton John

12. Indigo Girls

13. Gram Parsons

14. Black Crowes

15. Wide Spread Panic

16. Bill Anderson

17. Alan Jackson

18. Travis Tritt

19. Vern Gosden

20. ABC (Another Bad Creation)

21. Forrester Sisters

22. Atlanta Rhythm Section

23. B-52’s

24. Brick

25. Isaac Hayes

26. Tams

27. Kenny Rogers

28. Luke Bryan

29. Outcast

30. Jason Aldean

31. Lynyrd Skynyrd

32. Lauren Alaina
IV. Entertainers / Actors / Actresses

1. DeForest Kelly

2. Joann Woodward

3. Holly Hunter

4. Kim Basinger

5. Burt Reynolds

6. Stacy Keatch, Jr.

7. Jerry Reed

8. James Coburn

10. Laurel & Hardy

11. Doris Russell

12. Moms Mabley

13. Jasmine Guy

14. Nipsey Russell

15. Bert Parks

16. Demond Wilson

17. Ossie Davis

18. Dakota Fanning

19. Julia Roberts

20. Ryan Seacrest

21. Jeff Foxworthy
V. Politicians / Public Office Holders

1. Jimmy Carter

2. John Slaton

3. George Walton

4. Griffin Bell

5. Max Cleland

6. Hoke Smith

7. Zell Miller

8. Richard B. Russell
VI. Historical Figures

1. James Edward Oglethorpe

2. Button Gwinnett

3. George Walton

4. Lyman Hall

5. Tomochichi

6. William McIntosh

7. Nancy Hart

8. Sequoyah

9. Alexander Stephens

10. John Wesley

11. Robert Toombs


VII. Others

1. Harold Palmer

2. Juliette Gordon Lowe

3. Ted Turner

4. Martha Berry

5. Alice Birney

6. Gustavous J. Orr

7. Crawford Long

8. John Pemberton

9. Eli Whitney

10. Dr. Jon Gorrie

11. Ellen Louise Axson

12. Truett Cathy

13. Xavier Roberts

14. Colleen Moore

15. Athos Menaboni



16. George Washington Carver

17. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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