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The Way We Were: The Bon Air Hotel

...American presidents and leaders of U.S. industry once looked down on the city of Augusta from the windows of the Bon Air Hotel.Presidents William Howard Taft, War ren G. Harding and Dwight Eisen hower stayed there.So did author F. Scott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/way-we-were-bon-air-hotel
The good, the bad and the runoff

...Yankees coming to Augusta in their private rail cars with their servants and fancy clothes and staying all winter at the Bon Air Hotel and the Partridge Inn. She had a friend whose name was Ann Barrett whose father, Frank Barrett , was "a high muckety-muck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-11/good-bad-and-ru
The Way We Were: Easter egg hunts

...the decades, springtime egg hunts kept Augustans busy on church lawns, public lawns and even the grounds of the old Bon Air Hotel.Most passed without incident, and certainly nothing as surprising as the 1964 Easter egg hunt reported in Athens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-29/way-we-were-easter-egg-hunts
Preserving the Partridge

...property began growing into a seasonal hotel after it was acquired by Morris W. Partridge in 1892.Like the larger Bon Air Hotel across the street ? another historic property we'd like to see returned to its former glory ? The Partridge Inn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-02/preserving-partridge
You Remembered: Fort Gordon

...Morganton, N.C., scored a hole in one and almost won on Sunday.)A couple of weekends in 1954 we checked into the Bon Air Hotel just to get away, enjoy the air-conditioning the pool, and the bar. I remember going to the beautiful Sacred Heart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/you-remembered-fort-gordon
Bargain hunters line up at historic hotel liquidation sale

...to look for large matching chests of drawers, recalling a similar sale across Walton Way decades ago at the former Bon Air Hotel."I remember when they emptied out the Bon Air," Sideman said. "I got a huge, long side table."Lunsford's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-06/bargain-hunters-line-histo
Movie sparks memories of Four Seasons in 1964 Augusta

...Lansing B. Lee III.Bill Kirby found an article in the Augusta Herald that described the Four Seasons' time at the Bon Air Hotel after they had decided to spend a few extra days in Augusta after the concert.Looking at the old Herald clipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/movie-sparks-memories-four-se
Doris Peterson

...School and The Tubman School for Girls. As a young adult, she worked at Cullum's, A. Brian Merry Lumber, and The Bon Air Hotel. After the birth of her children, Dottie became a fulltime homemaker and volunteer. She was a member of Central...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171195356
Doris Peterson

...School and The Tubman School for Girls. As a young adult, she worked at Cullum's, A. Brian Merry Lumber, and The Bon Air Hotel. After the birth of her children, Dottie became a fulltime homemaker and volunteer. She was a member of Central...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171184794
Home for the Masters: For former resident, memories come flooding back

...getting back to so many memories from when I grew up in Augusta. Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential visits; the Bon Air Hotel; "Hard Luck" Tony Sheehan's auto accident on Walton Way; Camp Gordon; Broad Street; and, of course, the stories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-05/home-masters-for