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Jan 11, 2011 - Fruitcake, Fruitcake
Even though this was another dreary day, we were tired of being shut in. Claxton, Georgia was on our “A” list of things to do so off we went. Claxton is a small community of less than 5000 souls located about 60 miles west of Savannah. It’s claim to fame is the world famous Claxton Fruitcake. This is the story of Claxton Bakery as I know it. Claxton Bakery was founded by an Italian baker, Saino Gillio-Tos, who immigrated to the United States around the turn of the 20th century. He eventually moved to Georgia and opened Claxton Bakery in...Jump to full entry
Nov 13, 2010 - Car Blog ....
You might be a car enthusiast if .... * You've ever rebuilt a transmission in your bath tub ... * You drive with the radio off just to enjoy the sound of your engine ... * Your garage has more square footage than your house ... * You've ever had to drag race to defend your sister's honor ... OR * You drive 4,300 miles just to enter a car show ... and WIN! Ha, ha, ha .... Dick had been talking on-line with Flip, another Cobra junkie who happened to live just outside of Savannah. Flip had indicated that he would love to meet up with us...Jump to full entry
Apr 20, 2010 - Home of the original "Claxton Fruit Cake"
Known the world over for old-fashioned goodness and traditional holiday appeal, Claxton Fruit Cake is the "Choice of Millions Since 1910." They invite you to visit their Claxton warehouse, featuring their world famous fruit cakes and a number of other quality items selected especially for their customers. This is a Family Business serving a Growing Family of Customers. This is a small bake shop located in a small South Georgia town of "Claxton" where they produce and mail order their high quality fruit cake. Tom and I don't have to argue...Jump to full entry
Nov 8, 2008 - Souther and Souther
Been moving more and more south. First visited family and friends in North Carolina, then camped in Claxton, GA while visiting a friend that is into bicycling. There were about 600 people meeting up there to ride 60-100 miles. They saw I ahve a bike and asked if I wanted to join them - but I told them my bike is for emergencies. Bad knees don't allow me to actually ride it for pleasure - and surely not the distances THEY cover! - now - on to Florida!Jump to full entry