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Bill Kirby: Oglethorpe forgotten in Augusta

If you were hanging around Augusta 258 years ago today, you could have watched a small parade. It headed east on what is now Wrightsboro Road, angled over toward today's McDowell Street, picked up the downhill path we call Battle Row and eventually took the big, broad street into town - all part of an old Creek Indian trail. When the group of about two dozen came within site of Fort Augusta, the men behind the walls opened fire.

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