Trip uncovers records of Revolution-era Georgia

...plans to make images of the records available by the end of 2014.Stan Deaton, the senior historian for the Georgia Historical Society, said documents kept by the British government on loyalist compensation claims often included details such...

Payne, Blank to be honored by Georgia Historical Society

...in the sports community will be presented the Georgia Historical Society's highest honor in February.The South's...best that the state of Georgia has to offer," Georgia Historical Society president and CEO Todd Groce said.Payne is...

Across the region

...Society will get $500,000SAVANNAH, GA. - The Georgia Historical Society has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert...the grant brings it significantly closer.The Georgia Historical Society has been collecting, preserving and sharing...

Union general gets Civil War marker near Broad Street birthplace

...Georgia's 1,000 Civil War markers were about battles and Confederate military leaders.That prompted the Georgia Historical Society to erect 150 historical markers across the state to tell lesser-known stories of the conflict."There was...

Deke and Azziz: Where there's a mill, there's a way

...politically correct crowd and save upwards of $45,000.They could hold a dedication ceremony like the one the Georgia Historical Society had at the historical marker on Broad Street last December honoring Union Gen. Montgomery Meigs who was instrumental...

History marker to honor Augusta native who supported Union in Civil War

...a series of markers the Georgia Historical Society will erect to commemorate...the president of the Georgia Historical Society.Meigs' story will help...century, according to the Georgia Historical Society.He also engineered the...

City Ink: Impasse over naming of public building seemily averted

...honoring a Civil War general who was instrumental in defeating the Confederacy. The monument, erected by the Georgia Historical Society, honors Union Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, who lived in Augusta as a child. It is one of 150 being erected...

Ga. Declaration signer's signature may fetch fortune

...early 1900s.The lack of Gwinnett signatures, said Stan Deaton, senior historian at the Savannah-based Georgia Historical Society, is likely because of his short life. Less than a year after signing the Declaration of Independence, Gwinnett...

Historic Augusta Inc. wins award for preserving Georgia's history

Historic Augusta Inc. received a 2010 Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award.The Georgia Historical Society presented the Affiliate of the Year award to Historic Augusta on Friday at the preservation organization's...

States compete for Civil War tourists

...War Sites in Georgia . It lists more than 350 sites of battles, museums, hospitals and cemeteries.- The Georgia Historical Society has refurbished all the historical markers in the state and listed them on its Web site. It plans to install...