Thomasville celebrates local ties to Gone with the Wind on film’s anniversary

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Just minutes from the Florida-Georgia line, a dirt road leads you to one of the Peach State’s hidden treasures.

“It takes you back in time. It truly does.” Kim Sponaugle, South Eden Plantation owner and CEO, told WCTV.

The Showboat Theater on South Eden Plantation in Thomasville looks like your average, run-of-the-mill playhouse. But, if only these walls could talk.

Howard Hanna, the plantation’s owner in the early 1900s, was faced with a decision: his good friend up the road asked him to invest in a film, a small project that Hanna knew little about. He simply knew that it was called Gone with the Wind.

Se more at WCTV.

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