Category Archives: Georgia Heritage Room

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

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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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WHERE WE CAME FROM AND WHERE WE WENT, STATE BY STATE

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SEPTEMBER PROGRAMMING

Monday, September 15 at 2:00 pm Augusta’s own Bill Kirby will be here to present WE WERE THERE: CHRONICLING AUGUSTA HISTORY FOR 230 YEARS. One of Augusta’s oldest institutions, the Augusta Chronicle, has been documenting local and national news day … Continue reading

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