Valentine’s Day Romantic Getaway Ideas
Dates are a big part of committed relationships. Giving time and effort to do something special is one of the …Learn More
Ida Jane Cason was a beautiful and bright student at Southern Female College in LaGrange, GA, when she met the young merchant, Fuller Callaway. They quickly fell in love. During their brief courtship, Ida would receive from Fuller bunches of much-prized bananas at her dormitory. His was the first store to introduce this imported delicacy to town.
Three months short of her 19th birthday, Ida left college to marry Fuller. The weekend wedding took place in Jewell, GA., Ida’s hometown. Being of a practical mind, the couple arranged the ceremony and festivities so Fuller would miss only one day from the store. About their wedding Ida wrote, “We both felt it was the best day’s work we ever did. Seemingly, we were children, but we both had ambition and the priceless advantages of early training by Christian parents who were honest, and read and lived by their Bibles.”
Ida and Fuller had a happy life together and were devoted to each other and their respective roles as homemaker and provider. Ida took pride in her career as a wife and mother. She entertained guests, cared for live-in family, and nurtured her children in the Southern tradition.
Swimming, Sunbathing, Paddle boarding, and More on Robin Lake
Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course
These colossal crawlers are taking over Callaway Gardens
Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures
Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle
Watch beautiful balloons aglow at this annual event