C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta history, culture and writers

...local non-fiction authors.C-SPAN's staff was met by Mayor Hardie Davis, Historic Augusta Executive Director Erick Montgomery and Comcast Senior Manager of Government & Regulatory Affairs Shannon Dulin at the Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson...

C-SPAN to produce feature on Augusta history

...the television station will be joined by Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis and Historic Augusta, Inc. Executive Director Erick Montgomery at the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson.At Wednesday's event, C-SPAN representatives will reveal the...

Renovations underway to transition Weed School into apartments

...There's nothing worse than for a building to be left vacant, so we are delighted (about the new plans)," said Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta.He said he has been working to help Williams get tax credits to aid...

Rants & Raves

...HISTORY articles you've had lately! Cauley-Wheeler house, Goodale house and now the historical markers. Kudos to Erick Montgomery for staying on top of these situations. WHAT A WONDERFUL Christmas story you published last week about the Operation...

Historic building on Lucy C. Laney High School campus demolished for new construction

...Historic Au gusta say it isn't enough to overcome the "lost history" the demolition caused. Executive Director Erick Montgomery said the demolition is "a shame" and that no monument or new building could truly replace the original."Now...

Reduced to rubble

...District and neighborhood is just being dismantled one building at a time," Historic Augusta Executive Director Erick Montgomery told The Augusta Chronicle last year. "Its history is just disappearing before everyone's eyes. ... It's...

Case involving Goodale House transferred to State Court

...saving the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta, has said he feels confident no violation occurred, because the grant...

Column: Preservation of Augusta's historic neighborhoods important to community

(Editor's note: The author, Erick Montgomery, is the executive director of Historic Augusta.) THE RECENT public discussion about the historic preservation ordinance is perhaps...

Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
State lacks funds to replace historical markers

Year after year, historical markers in Augusta continue to go missing and Erick Montgomery says no state funds are available to replace them.

How downtown Augusta's streets became numbered

...He wondered where that was because there isn't a Broadway around here today.I did what I often do and called Erick Montgomery at Historic Augusta.He told me it was just another name for Broad Street.Back in Augusta's tourist days more...