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Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...cemetery with 150 graves in the Bath community, according to a history of Fort Gordon published by Fort Gordon's command historian office. The camp was named after a Civil War commander from Georgia, Gen. John B. Gordon. One of the first units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Take notice

...government notices. Newspapers also serve as a community's historical record, a source for present and future researchers and historians.Allowing governments to opt out of newspaper legal advertising is trusting public officials to police themselves ? something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-10/take-notice
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...their children or grandchildren might get ... we should acknowledge that."Eric Williams, a retired National Park Service historian, wrote an op-ed in Greenwood's Index-Journal newspaper in December, stating the memorial serves as a "great historical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

Two former congressman, a handful of state and local judges, historians, political operatives, attorneys and educators gathered Saturday in Augusta to marvel at the career of a celebrated Georgian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta history, culture and writers

...historical life of "mid-size" cities across the country. The C-SPAN crew visited historic sites, interviewed local historians, profiled Augusta-based authors and visited area schools for the Augusta specials, which will be aired in segments on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-25/c-span-broadcast-feature-
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library asks for public's help identifying historic photos

...County set to celebrate its 225th birthday on Dec. 10, local historian Rob Nordan encouraged the public to help identify people...Hill or Grovetown and then narrowing searches to people, historians or families still living in the area.Maner said the library...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/greater-clarks-hill-regional
New book tells story of Revolutionary War hero John Stark

...project because of his Ranger background and the fact that few books had been written about him. There's a reason for that, historians say. Un like his more literate, well-off peers, Stark left behind few personal papers or documents.Nevertheless, his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-02/new-book-tells-story-revolutionary-
Fillmore liked Augusta and it liked him back

...time, but was just as impressed, and he was sent on his way with the city's good wishes.More than 160 years later, historians have become similarly sympathetic.They point out Fillmore worked well with Congress on the famous Compromise of 1850, preserving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/fillmore-liked-augusta-and-it
Historically significant Abbeville church being restored

...Episcopal Church.Ann Hutchinson Waigand. of Herndon, Va., whose mother, May Hutchinson, is the church's longtime historian, said the church and its cemetery are on the National Register of Historic Places, but the church also is significant for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-21/historically-significant
Ancient Indian mystery near Athens

...believed the Great Spirit once walked. The story of Yamacutah might have been lost in time if not for the documentation by local historian Gustavus James Wilson, who wrote of the shrine in his book "The Early History of Jackson County." Wilson, 1827-1909...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-16/ancient-indian-mystery-near-