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Bill Kirby: Oglethorpe forgotten in Augusta

...father of this new village on the Savannah River, but the founder of Georgia - Gen. James Oglethorpe. One of Gen. Oglethorpe's party described the Augusta of Sept. 5, 1739, as a town "inhabited chiefly by Indian storekeepers and traders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/05/met_214181.shtml
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