Monthly Archives: March 2011

Armchair Genealogy

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A Revolutionary War Adventure

Imagine that you are a prisoner of the British during the Revolutionary War. Your wife and mother-in-law are living in Savannah which is rumored to be under siege by the British. When you are finally released from the POW camp, … Continue reading

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Black Genealogy

We have just received the most amazing book! It was published 20 years ago but I don’t think many people in the area have seen it. Black Genealogy by Loris D. Cofer has copies of African American obituaries from the 1988 and 1989 … Continue reading

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Lincoln County Lost

Introducing a new book from the Georgia Department of Transportation: Lincoln County Lost: Lincoln County before the Dam by Sharman Southall. For those new to this area, once upon a time Strom Thurmond Lake, which is an artificial reservoir, didn’t exist. Clark’s Hill Dam was built between … Continue reading

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At A Glimpse…..

One of our regular contributors has completed a booklet about historically important Augusta African Americans and institutions. At A Glimpse: A Look at Who’s Who in Augusta Black History by Travis Hollaway was edited by the Georgia Room’s Aspasia Luster. It has information about … Continue reading

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