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Words matter - none more than these

...than those of this country's founders.Some of our favorite phrases from those documents include:From the Declaration of Independence:? "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-05/words-matter-none-mor
It's OK to be exceptional

...ethnicity. We are not defined by bloodline or by anything except an idea. And that idea was expressed in the Declaration of Independence and in our Constitution, the idea that people are created equal and that all people have a chance to aspire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-04/its-ok-be-exceptional
Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...there is a story surrounding the significance of who we are and how we must respect these days.After the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War was fought to gain our freedom as a nation. The U.S. Constitution was ratified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/family-traces-fa
Religion, politics often mix

...contained the church were a hotbed for revolution, giving us Dr. Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnett, signers of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia. Nathan Brownson was a member of the church and served in the Continental Congress from 1776-78...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-04/religion-politics-often-
Declaration signer home to open July 4th

...Walton in downtown Augusta, will be open July Fourth in celebration of one of Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence.In the past, guided tours of the National Historic Landmark, which is one of Georgia's oldest dwellings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/augusta-farm-house-george-wa
Ceremony honors Georgia's Declaration of Independence signers

...100 people who had gathered downtown around the Signers Monument to honor Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence: Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall and George Walton. "These three patriots signed their names in blood and died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-04/ceremony-honors-georgias-dec
July Fourth event to celebrate Georgia Declaration of Independence signers

...event in honor of Georgia's signers of the Declaration of Independence, only nine people showed up ? and six were...dedicated to all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/july-fourth-event-celebrate-
Bidding for Partridge Inn ends at $4.25 million

...original property owner was George Walton, a former Georgia governor and one of three state signers of the Declaration of Independence.By 1910, Partridge opened The Partridge Inn, a 60-room upscale hotel. After Partridge died in 1947...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-18/bidding-par
Haley vetoes $18.5 million from state budget

...and the University of South Carolina Upstate to spend $17,000 on teaching the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers. Those amounts correspond with what the colleges say they spent on books dealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-12/haley-vetoes-185-million-stat
Find Southern art and history in Augusta

...MEADOW GARDEN, 1320 Independence Drive, is the home of George Walton, one of Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence. Visit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or Saturdays by appointment. Arrive by 3 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-10/find-southern-art-and