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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-06/rants-raves
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-19/historic-building-lucy-c-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-31/reduced-rubble
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-15/case-involving-goodale-house
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-27/state-lacks-funds-replace-his
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/how-downtown-augustas-streets
6 Augusta buildings added to Historic Augusta's list of endangered structures

...headquarters on Seventh Street."We can never name all the buildings because they are really far too numerous," said Erick Montgomery, Historic Augusta's executive director.The Mary Warren Home, a former residence for widowers and indigent women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-18/6-augusta-buildings-added-hi
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/14/op_261389.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

...whether there is enough evidence to show Historic Augusta portrayed its grant solicitation in a way that was untrue."Erick Montgomery, the executive director of Historic Augusta, said last week he feels confident no violation occurred, since the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/historic-augusta-accused-fra
Goodale House owner files fraud complaint against Historic Augusta

...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, since the grant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/historic-augusta-fraud-compl