Category Archives: Georgia Heritage Room

Dave the Potter

Beginning Friday, August 1, 2014, the Georgia Heritage Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will present an exhibit featuring an alkaline-glazed stoneware vessel crafted by enslaved master potter, David Drake. Unearthed in 2006 by Savannah River Archaeological Research Program, … Continue reading

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July Fourth event to celebrate Georgia Declaration of Independence signers

Four years ago, when James Hanby Sr. organized downtown Augusta’s first annual event in honor of Georgia’s signers of the Declaration of Independence, only nine people showed up – and six were family. Last Independence Day, nearly 80 attended the … Continue reading

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Perfectly Aged: Historic Augusta’s Benefit Auction

Perfectly Aged: Historic Augusta’s Benefit Auction Support the mission of Historic Augusta by attending its annual benefit auction on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm. The event will take place at Saint Paul’s River Room at 605 Reynolds Street. … Continue reading

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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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