Category Archives: Georgia Heritage Room

Sweet Tea Trolley Tours

ENTERTAINMENT TROLLEY TOUR: From 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22, Don Rhodes will be the host of an entertainment sites tour of North Augusta leaving from and returning to the North Augusta Municipal Center, 100 Georgia Ave., as part of the North … Continue reading

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Local Filmmaker Nominated for Emmy

Matthew Buzzell nominated for Emmy Award June 4, 2014 Kelly Jasper 1 Comment Augusta, Ga. – Matthew Buzzell, Assistant Professor of Communications at Georgia Regents University, has been nominated for an Emmy Award for his work as a consulting producer … Continue reading

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Exhibit Space

This is a call out to artists, craftspeople and collectors in the CSRA. Beginning July 1, the Georgia History and Genealogy Room at the Augusta Public Library will have exhibition space available. We are seeking interesting and unique materials for … Continue reading

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Community Events

May 22, Th. – “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.” A film documentary of Richard and Mildred Loving’s interracial marriage, which led to their arrest and a Supreme Court case in Virginia in 1965. After the screening, a discussion will … Continue reading

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GRU Event — Book Discussion Series on Civil War — 4/26/14

GRU University Libraries last meeting of the “Let’s Talk About It: Understanding the American Civil War” book discussion series will take place on April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Summerville Campus Reese Library. Participants can still … Continue reading

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Lucy Craft Laney

February 22 at 11:00 in the HQ Library Auditorium, Dr. Kent Leslie will present a program about Lucy Craft Laney. Dr. Leslie is finishing up a new book about Miss Laney. Please join us to learn about a person who … Continue reading

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The Augusta Museum of History Presents the Freedom Riders

A film that is part of Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Series Augusta, Georgia (2/14/14) –The first in the series that the Augusta Museum of History will be presenting is the film the Freedom Riders on February 20, … Continue reading

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Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay

The third program in the Heritage Council of North Augusta’s Black History Series will be on Tuesday, February 18th. Join us as we present “Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay.” The remarkable slave potter “Dave” is featured in this film … Continue reading

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Black History Month Events

The following is a list of Black History Month events sponsored and/or hosted by local organizations: GRU will use the national theme for Black History Month which is “The Golden Jubilee:  Celebrating 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement.”  Various … Continue reading

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Annual Concert of Holiday Music

Annual Concert of Holiday Music Performed by the Augusta Collegium Musicum The Augusta Museum of History is pleased to host the Augusta Collegium Musicum in the Annual Concert of Holiday Music featuring seasonal music from five centuries on Monday, December … Continue reading

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