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Southeastern Indians: 5000 Years of Native American History

Southeastern Indians: 5000 Years of Native American History, presented by Savannah River Archaeological Research Program. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, November 1-November 30, 2014, the Georgia Heritage Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will display a collection … Continue reading

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Stallings Island: Archaeology, Activism, Art

Wonderful article in Augusta Magazine on Stallings Island: http://www.augustamagazine.com/Augusta-Magazine/October-2014/Stallings-Island-Archaeology-Activism-Art/

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2014 Summerville Tour of Homes

The Annie de Prairie Appleby Branch Library will be one of the featured homes on the 2014 Summerville Tour of Homes. Saturday, October 18-Sunday, October 19 If one type of architecture could be singled out as indicative of the Old … Continue reading

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Basic Genealogy Research Classes

Beginning Tuesday, 21 October 2014, at 10 am the GA Heritage Room will be offering basic Genealogical Research tutoring lessons. During the one-hour course we will go over the basic rules of research and briefly discuss various resources you can … Continue reading

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Shine a Light on GRU Ghosts

Shine a Light on GRU Ghosts Back by popular demand! Join Carol Waggoner-Angleton, Special Collections Librarian at Reese Library, for a walking tour to explore the sites of Georgia Regents University’s famous ghosts. Hear their stories and learn about their … Continue reading

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November is Native American Heritage Month

Cultural Interaction, Migration, and Displacement: Native Peoples of the Savannah River The Savannah River acts as the border between the states of Georgia and South Carolina, but in the eighteenth century it acted as a trading area and buffer zone … Continue reading

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Hunting for the Peculiar Soul of Georgia

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/09/28/magazine/28Georgia-photoessay-interactive.html?_r=1

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Don Rhodes Presents James Brown

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Historic Augusta Downtown Church Tour

Historic Augusta Downtown Church Tour Sunday, October 26, 2014 Noon – 5 pm Fourteen historic Augusta downtown churches have partnered to host a tour of churches on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from noon until 5 pm. The event is free … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Windsor Spring Water Company

The Windsor Spring Water Company was established in 1905 by William H.T. Walker, Jr., son of Confederate Major-General W. H. T. Walker, killed during the Civil War in the Battle of Atlanta, and grandson of prominent United States senator and … Continue reading

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