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Antique Fans and Handkerchiefs Display

Please join us in the Georgia Heritage Room for Jane Rowland’s collection of antique lady’s fans and handmade lace handkerchiefs. Her collection will be on display during June and July. Drop in to see these elegant reminders of a bygone … Continue reading

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AGS June Workshop

Jim Jordan will share his success in his second career as historian at the AGS June program entitled “Gazaway Bugg Lamar, Augusta Native, Battles the Federal Government — and Wins.” Jordan recently purchased a large collection of Lamar papers which … Continue reading

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Free Military Records on Ancestry Through Memorial Day!

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Yes, TV’s favorite reality show featuring celebrities uncovering their genealogy is coming back to television! Who Do You Think You Are? will be airing on TLC on July 23! You can read more about the show’s new season highlights here: … Continue reading

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Create A Seven Generation Ancestry Tree

Join us on Saturday, June 8th, to create a seven generation ancestry tree. We will supply the tree on heavy card stock. All you need to bring are the names of your ancestors. The program will start at 2:00 in … Continue reading

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Sorting Fact from Fiction: President Wilson’s Grandparents’ Immigration Story

The Augusta Genealogical Society and the Augusta Museum of History are partnering with Erick Montgomery of Historic Augusta to present the program “Sorting Fact from Fiction: President Wilson’s Grandparents’ Immigration Story. The program will be held on Thursday, May 2, … Continue reading

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May Historic Downtown Library Tour

Once again Erick Montgomery, the director of Historic Augusta, will lead a walking tour of downtown historic Augusta. This time we will go down 9th Street to Broad Street and back again. Bring your walking shoes and your cameras! May … Continue reading

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Southern Cooking

May’s Brown Bag History Series Lecture AUGUSTA, GEORGIA (4/22/13) – As part of its continuing Brown Bag History Series, the Augusta Museum of History presents, Southern Cooking a talk given by Barbara Howard Ross, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at … Continue reading

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Greenblatt Library Lecture

The Greenblatt Library at Georgia Regents University will be presenting the third lecture in their History of the Health Sciences series. “The Chronicle of George and Procuring Specimens for the Teaching of Anatomy” will take place on Friday, April 26 … Continue reading

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Historic Augusta’s Annual Cotton Ball

Thursday, May 16, 2013 6:30-9:30 pm At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond John Doumar 2644 Henry Street Historic Augusta’s annual Cotton Ball is an opportunity to mingle in a historic setting while enjoying a delicious meal, drinks, mint … Continue reading

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