Filming. Although centered in a fictional version of the town of Pigeon Creek, near a fictional version of Greenville, Alabama, the film was mostly shot in Georgia.
Was Sweet Home Alabama filmed in Covington GA?
The light-hearted film Sweet Home Alabama was filmed in Covington in 2002, featuring Reese Witherspoon as the main character Melanie Carmichael, along with Josh Lucas as Jake, Patrick Dempsey as Andrew Hennings, Candice Bergen as Kate Hennings, and Seven-year old Dakota Fanning as Melanies younger self.
Where is the beach in Sweet Home Alabama?
Despite the films name, the majority was filmed in Georgia. The opening scenes with the lightning strike on the beach took place in Captiva Island, Florida, near Fort Myers.
What happens to sand when its struck by lightning?
Sweet Home Alabama did get something right — when super hot lightning (at least 1,800 degrees Celsius/3,272 degrees Fahrenheit) hits sandy beaches high in silica or quartz, it fuses the sand into silica glass beneath the ground. That means you can actually dig up petrified lightning if you know where to look.
What is the rarest type of sea glass?
The Seven Ultra Rare Sea Glass ColorsOrange is the most rare sea glass color mainly because there was very little orange glass made. Turquoise is the second most rare sea glass color and the rarest type of blue sea glass. Red is the third most rare sea glass color. Yellow is the fourth rarest sea glass color.More items