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Savannah River Nature Center project on track

...center is also expected to serve as a Savan nah River museum, with interactive kiosks on the history of Augusta and the Creek Indian nation, and a place for the riverkeeper to expand a program to train dogs to locate underground sewage leaks and toxic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-11/savannah-river-nature-center-
The Way We Were: Wrightsboro Road

...was unpaved dirt until after World War II.Wrightsboro Road is one of the oldest travel routes in the region. The Creek Indians followed its path from the Georgia interior to the Savannah River. Later, it offered settlers a route from Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-16/way-we-were-wrightsboro-road
Georgia land lotteries can provide treasure trove of information

Land records can be an important tool in genealogy research, particularly in Georgia. In 1802, the Creek Indians ceded two tracts of land to the state of Georgia and the land lottery system was created. The 1805 Lottery, which settled Baldwin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-10-25/georgia-land-lotteries-c
Ancient Indian mystery near Athens

...remnants of the shrine. The site was protected by the Creek Indians until 1785, when a treaty was signed which ceded the...of Jackson County for Yamacutah. Thornton, who is Creek Indian, said he once considered Yamacutah a myth. "I didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-16/ancient-indian-mystery-near-
Augusta celebrates birthday this week

...Savannah River. They ended up here.Three years later he came to town to see what it looked like. He rode in via the old Creek Indian trail - what we now call Wrightsboro Road. His party was greeted with a musket salute, and the general, we should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/augusta-celebrates-birthday-w
Savannah Riverkeeper plans nature center on old dump site

...can serve as a Savannah River museum, with interactive kiosks on subjects including the history of Augusta and the Creek Indian nation.She said her team also intends to use the site to expand its canine training program, which trains dogs to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-02/savannah-riverkeeper-plans-n
Cecil Meares

...he entered the service in 1943 until her death in 1990. He had several articles printed in magazines. Being 1/4 Creek Indian, he was chosen for a part in the Jim Thorpe movie that was filmed in his home town of Muskogee, Okla. He loved riding...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173287123
An Indian reservation on Georgia coast?

ATLANTA - A band of Creek Indians has filed papers to establish a reservation on the Georgia coast.A bill that would allow the state to transfer land to the Kialegee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-08/indian-reservation-ga-coast
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Thomas L. Roland (SGT EVANS, Ga.)

...retirement from service, he worked at Savannah River Site and Augusta Chronicle. He was a tribal elder of the Poarch Creek Indians; the American Legion Post 192 and VFW 3200. Mr. Roland was also a partial owner of Joy Dry Cleaners. Mr. Roland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-07-28/thomas-l-roland-sgt-evans-ga
Trip to cabin paid for Hank Williams with song, daughter to link lineage

...in that cabin: Kaw-Liga and Your Cheatin' Heart . He apparently had been told stories of the Kowaliga tribe of Creek Indians by Alexander City radio announcer Bob McKinnon. Those days in that cabin turned out to be critically important for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/10/rho_547583.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes