Melinda Marries David

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On the evening of August 8, 2013, I had a first. This was the first time I experienced a wedding at the historic Fort James Jackson. This was the venue for the memorable wedding of Melinda Bartlett and David Gould.

I loved this venue and its fascinating history. This is the oldest standing brick fort in Georgia. It was originally constructed as part of President Thomas Jefferson’s defensive network in 1808.

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The fort is guarded by soldiers who are in period uniforms. They are wearing wool on a hot Savannah day!

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This fort features daily cannon firings.

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On this particular occasion, the wedding of Melinda and David was particularly memorable. Their family and guests were friendly and hospitable.

David and Melinda are a delightful couple. They were such a pleasure to work with. I loved the personal touches they had.

First of all, I loved David’s vintage look, with the suit and hat. The groom’s classic look was matched by the bride’s elegant style.

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At the end of the ceremony, as I introduced “Mr and Mrs David and Melinda Gould” the guests cheered and the cannons fired. This was an amazingly memorable way to start the marriage with a bang!

Other personal touches included a “Tree” that the guests could sign.

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There was the Corn Hole Set which highlighted the University of Georgia.

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My favorite personal touch, though, would have to be the Groom’s cake that had the Zombie hand on it!

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Melinda and David, you are an awesome couple, and I’m thrilled that I was a part of your wedding.

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs David and Melinda Gould!

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