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...Meadow Garden, home of George WaltonB. A convent on the HillC. A boarding house downtownD. Officers' residence at Fort Augusta 7. According to the earliest account in The Chronicle, what happened to the Confederate gold after the war?A. Raiders...

Riverwalk vision is different from reality

...Street with an 1,800-seat amphitheater.Some projects in the master plan never happened, including a recreation of Fort Augusta. Others, such as the Radisson Augusta Hotel and Conference Center ? now the Augusta Marriott ? and a visitor center...

Graveyard attracts visitors

...been part of the city's history since its beginnings.The first St. Paul's was constructed in 1750 at the site of Fort Augusta, a British military outpost. Other structures followed, including one destroyed by the Great Fire of 1916. The current...

Rushton Jacob Fort

AUGUSTA - Micah David and Laurie Marie Fort of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Rushton Jacob, born May 16, 2007 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Artist paints story of Augusta

The Butt Memorial Bridge. The Cotton Exchange. The Double Eagle. Fort Augusta. Thanks to the work of a British artist and First Bank of Georgia, historic moments in Augusta's past will be forever documented...

Business | Deke Copenhaver

...still thriving today. A large Celtic cross on the grounds of St. Paul's Episcopal Church commemorates the site of Fort Augusta and the beginnings of the church. The fort was built in 1739, and a chapel was built adjoining it in 1750. Aligned...

Augusta State University | Paine College
Church is resting place for centuries of history

...the city's birthplace along the Savannah River.St. Paul's first building was constructed in 1750 at the site of Fort Augusta, a British military outpost.The present-day building, a Georgian colonial design by renowned Augusta architect...

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Walk will benefit Scouting program

...and they don't even know what we have downtown." Places visited on the walk are St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Fort Augusta, the Confederate Monument, the Cotton Exchange, the Fort Grierson Marker, Ware High School Marker, Springfield...

Metro | Academy of Richmond County
Downtown block seeks tenants

...void. One approach, he said, could be to promote Augusta's Revolutionary War history downtown. "We could have a Fort Augusta in the parking lot where the Augusta Museum of History is," he said. The foot traffic would encourage other entrepreneurs...

Business | Deke Copenhaver
Book brings early settlement to life

...region's early exploration and economic development. But it prospered for only about 50 years. With the building of Fort Augusta in the area of today's Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, Savannah Town's heyday was over and by the 1740s. The South...