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Historian examines site of mill

...timber, once held a pond and mill, where famed inventor Eli Whitney and a Georgia partner harnessed water power to operate...avalanche," states a biographical sketch compiled by the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven, Conn. "Nothing was ever to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/met_248508.shtml
Metro
Group hopes to open historic site

...the Savannah River location where Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, possibly...cotton broker and descendant of Eli Whitney, and Midnight in the Garden of...Washington visits twice. 1793: Eli Whitney, a tutor at the plantation, designs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/29/met_297351.shtml
Metro
Closing of Whitney to mark end of era

...and South America.S.M. Whitney Co. was formed just after the Civil War by a descendant of cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney.Its founder and namesake, S.M. Whitney, moved to Georgia from Connecticut in the mid-1800s and opened a bookstore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/closing-whitney-mark-end-era
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Praises, criticizes radio show host

...Cumiskey, general manager of the Civic Center. Mr. Cumiskey is the best thing that's happened to Augusta since old Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. I think he should be Augusta's next mayor. Getting back to Mr. Rhodes, he doesn't seem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/op_253256.shtml
Opinion columns
Section 1 Timeline

...east, Jackson on west, Telfair on South.1791: Augusta visited by President George Washington, May 18-211793: Eli Whitney perfects and operates first cotton gin near Augusta.1796: Augusta inundated by "Yazoo Freshet"; bridge over river...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-1-timeline
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Gin holds seeds of history

...landowners did not do without, said Mildred Fortson, a historical society founder. The cotton gin, invented in Georgia by Eli Whitney in 1793, ended the tedious process of removing cotton seeds by hand, spurring mass production of the material...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/09/met_252774.shtml
Metro
Local and area briefs

...Corp. of Columbus, one of the world's largest cotton gin manufacturers, is moving to a site not far from where Eli Whitney invented the first cotton gin in 1793. Lummus will build a new $15 million, 275,000-square-foot plant near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/met_220784.shtml
Metro
Travel guide also tells stories of rights struggles

...who planned an aborted slave insurrection in 1822. GEORGIA: Mulberry Grove Plantation, near Savannah, is where Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, which made it easy to produce clean cotton but created a need for slave labor to pick cotton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/10/liv_186701.shtml
Life & style
Cotton's reign fades

...across South Carolina. North Carolina, too."Formed just after the Civil War by a descendant of cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney, the company's rich history encompasses the heyday of cotton from the 1880s to the 1920s and beyond.Its founder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-08-05/cottons-reign-fades
Metro
History fuels state's best rivalry

...neighbors goes back to the 18th century, all the way to when Lincoln split off on its own in 1796, two years after Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin he developed on a Wilkes County plantation. The football chapter of the rivalry began 83 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/mic_28388.shtml
Scott Michaux