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Patriots back where they lost shot at perfection in 2008

...Now Belichick is preparing for his sixth Super Bowl with the Patriots in his 15 years as their coach. He's a football historian who prefers not to consider his place in it during the season.His coaching philosophy, he said, is to "try to give the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-28/patriots-back-where-they-lost
Divers begin work to raise Confederate warship sunk in Savannah River

...50 feet of the wreckage."Having remains of an ironclad available for us to study is quite rare," said Jeff Seymour, historian and curator for the National Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus. "Even though the Georgia itself was on the lower end of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-29/divers-begin-work-raise-confe
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
Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...available land as the reason why Columbia County, 290 square miles in size, has been able to draw so many new residents, one historian says the area's colonial settlers, and subsequent generations, deserve the credit."What made Columbia County the gem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/columbia-county-225th-birthd
Thousands could mark anniversary of civil rights clash in Selma

...feet."Everybody has seen pictures of Dr. King leading the march. Those people behind him are what we are focusing on," historian Sam Walker said.After touring Selma, visitors can drive the march route along U.S. 80 to the halfway point in White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/thousands-could-mark-anniversary-ci
The Artside: Sloat exhibit mirrors color and light

...be held Feb. 7 at the Marriott at the Convention Center. Keynote speaker will be the Rev. Herman "Skip" Mason Jr., historian, author and PBS film consultant. A former dean at both Morris Brown and Morehouse colleges, he is senior pastor of Trinity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-20/artside-sloat-exhibit
Milestones

...Finance Director ? Barbara Horner; Recording Secretary ? Jennifer Bullard; Corresponding Secretary ? Leslie Berry; Historian ? Jean Kernaghan; Treasurer ? Mary Jacobson. They will serve two-year terms.The Haines Alumni Association, Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-12/milestones
Newspaper's act of courageous free speech should be celebrated, fostered

...is near. Describing the fear the tyranny of the majority has over our right to free thought, French political thinker and historian Alexis de Tocqueville wrote: "Chains and executioners are the coarse instruments that tyranny formerly employed; but in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/newspapers-act-c
World War II Museum tour visits Battle of Bulge locations 70 years later

...the museum's Dec. 11-20.The group was accompanied by a curator from the museum in New Orleans, Larry Decuers, and a historian who has written about the six-week battle, Alex Kershaw, author of The Longest Winter.The tour participants, who paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-20/world-war-ii-museum-tour-visits-bat
Rants & Raves

...carts in the Wal-Mart parking lot.I HOPE THE SOUTHERN Studies Showcase in Edgefield, S.C., will remember the work of historian Gloria Lucas. Her book was the culmination of years of research work on Edgefield slave records.I SAW THIS ON A T-SHIRT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-29/rants-raves