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2013 Downtown Loft Tour

May 3-4, 2013 May is National Historic Preservation Month. Celebrate by taking an intimate look inside historic buildings in the Augusta Downtown Historic District during the annual Downtown Loft Tour. All proceeds benefit the projects and programs of Historic Augusta. … Continue reading

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Augusta’s Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War

Georgia Regents University-Augusta will be conducting three programs in April as part of the Augusta’s Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War series: Monday, April 15 Book Discussion, 7 pm, Washington Hall (Summerville) Dr. Debra van Tuyll, Professor of Communications at Georgia … Continue reading

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Sports in the CSRA

Sports in the CSRA April’s Brown Bag History Series Lecture  Augusta, Georgia (4/3/13) – As part of its continuing Brown Bag History Series, the Augusta Museum of History presents, Sports in the CSRA a talk given by Randy DuTeau, on … Continue reading

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Glass Bottle Exhibit

The Georgia Room will be displaying Bill Baab’s glass bottle collection during the months of April and May. Bill Baab is a CSRA resident and author (Augusta on Glass) and has been collecting bottles of various sizes and styles since … Continue reading

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Digital Scrapbooking Workshop

The Augusta Genealogical Society will be hosting a “Digital Scrapbooking and Photo Preservation” workshop at the Augusta Museum of History on Thursday, April 4 at 3pm. The workshop will be presented by Beryl Morgan, owner of Beryl Morgan Scrapulescence: http://www.berylmorgan.com/id75.html.  … Continue reading

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The Augusta Museum of History

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA (3/28/13) – The Augusta Museum of History is pleased to announce the special hours that the Museum will be open and available for visitors during Master’s week: Sunday, April 8, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, … Continue reading

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African American Program – Aiken State Park

Join Aiken State Park (Windsor, SC) on March 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. for a special program devoted to park’s African-American legacy. The program will talk about the African-American detachment of the Civilian Conservation Corps and tour some of the … Continue reading

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Burke County Genealogical and Historical Society Meeting

We look forward to seeing you at our March regular meeting at 6:30 in the Conference room of the Burke County library. We are very excited to have Christine Miller-Betts, Executive Director of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum, as our … Continue reading

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Flash! This just in from Lillian Wan….

The Paine College History Club students will present free tours at Cedar Grove Cemetery this Saturday, March 9, at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Each tour will have historical re-enactments of famous African Americans buried at Cedar Grove. For … Continue reading

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Monthly Webinar

  The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region will be hosting a monthly webinar on Tuesday, March 12th at 2pm. The webinar is titled, “loc.gov: Using Our Nation’s Library Online.”  According to the website, webinar attendees will “explore one of … Continue reading

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