|Georgia Capitol Museum (Georgia marble)|
You can learn facts similar to these on a free tour of the Georgia Capitol Building, specifically in the Georgia Capitol Museum on the fourth floor.
The four columns pictured here, each made of Georgia marble, with their intricately carved Corinthian capitals, have been part of the museum collection since at least 1909. Left to right, the marbles represented here are: white Cherokee marble, Etowah pink marble solar gray marble, and white Georgia marble.
And speaking of where the Governor works, did you know that it was on this day in 1995 that Governor Zell Miller designated the peach as the official Georgia state fruit?
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