Category Archives: Georgia Heritage Room

Discovering The Story Of Your House

Join us on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Room A of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Auditorium as Erick Montgomery of Historic Augusta teaches a short workshop on how to research you current property or the old … Continue reading

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Saving The Voices From Augusta’s Past

In 2010, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Reese Library, and Paine College came together to find a way to save the audio content in some of their most important oral histories. Through a grant sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council, many … Continue reading

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FOOT SOLDIERS: CLASS OF 1964

Film Screening: “Foot Soldiers: Class of 1964″ Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum at 1116 Phillips St. Admission is $5.00 The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History will screen the independent … Continue reading

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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‚Äôs 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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