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Scholar to speak on synagogues as museums at Historic Augusta lecture

Barry Stiefel will present his paper, "The Other House Museuem, Places of Worship and the Case of Synagogues" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 935 Johns Road.
Walk with Spirits tour by Historic Augusta returns to lead patrons through Magnolia Cemetery

The annual Walk with the Spirits program of Historic Augusta returns to Magnolia Cemetery on Saturday and Sunday with a new selection of grave subjects.
Around the block

Historic Augusta will hold its Perfectly Aged benefit auction at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at St. Paul's River Room. The event will begin with cocktails and a wine tasting by Toast Wine and Beverage. A variety of items will be in the silent auction. Food will be provided by some of Augusta's finest restaurants, including Cadwallader's, Cucina 503 and The Pinnacle Club. A raffle will be held for a one-year family fitness membership, aesthetician services, a Swarovski crystal bracelet and earring set, and a framed fine-art print. Admission is $100 per person, $50 for ages 35 and younger. Proceeds benefit Historic Augusta's projects. For more information or to purchase a ticket, call (706) 724-0436 or go to
Historical marker to return to Old Medical College in Augusta

...December to 598 Telfair St."It's a step in the right direction," said Erick Mont go mery, the executive director of Historic Augusta. "His torical markers are very important, and it means a lot to have this one replaced."The decision...
Ramblin' Rhodes: Gibson Brothers' bluegrass derived from unusual beginnings

Almost all of the major bluegrass music acts have come out of Southern states. But The Gibson Brothers duo, who are performing Oct. 9 at Imperial Theatre, is an amazing exception.
Around the block

...its free monthly program at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Augusta Museum of History.Erick Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., will discuss the annual Walk with the Spirits cemetery tour, and will talk about how the organization...
Many churches historic

I hope Historic Augusta will do its job and help all churches like Historic Spirit Creek Baptist Church.
Commission delays action on demolition of historic buildings as Urban Redevelopment Agency joins fight

Two historic buildings on the city government campus -- an old synagogue and a former court building -- were again spared the wrecking ball.
State finds no evidence of fraud in Historic Augusta investigation

Georgia's secretary of state's office has closed its investigation into whether Historic Augusta fraudulently used the name of Goodale House owner Wesley Sims.
C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...about local history but folks around the country to know about it," said Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta. "Hopefully, it will bring some tourists to the area.""People who have lived here their whole lives...