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Meet the Namesakes of Two Georgia Parks

Learn the stories behind Victoria Bryant and Laura S. Walker State Parks.

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Ever wonder about Victoria Bryant and Laura S. Walker, the namesakes of two Georgia parks? This story traces the history behind the parks, revealing that Bryant was the mother of the man who donated land to form her namesake park as a living memorial and that Walker was a 19th century advocate for conservation, women’s rights, and civil rights.