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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
Ferguson: Place in golf history isn't lost on Jordan Spieth

...over hard-luck Dustin Johnson and hard-charging Louis Oosthuizen. "That's a piece of golf history, and as a golf historian, that's very special and it gives me goose bumps. It's amazing. And it gets better every week with our team. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-22/ferguson-place-golf-history-
Bath Presbyterian Church marks site of Richmond Bath community

...the pews have been upholstered.The church is full of stories as colorful as the people who have crossed its threshold.Historian and elder Jamie Enfinger said that when the church was built, Richmond Bath was a thriving community. Wealthy planters in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-19/bath-presbyterian-church
Families have been making the annual retreat to Fountain Campground revival since 1822

...campers at the camp meeting revival at Fountain Campground in Norwood, Ga., gathered in the open-air tabernacle to hear historian Dale Wiley give a history of the nearly 200-year-old place.Families have been gathering at the Warren County site for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-12/families-have-been-makin
Augusta celebrates birthday this week

...was even an official poem.It's the year, however, that messes people up.The late Ed Cashin, our town's esteemed historian, always marveled that we could put so much effort into the 1935 Augusta-Palooza, but no one would check the date to see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/augusta-celebrates-birthday-w
Many churches historic

...Mr. Jolles is asking for help for the former Congregation Children of Israel synagogue. However, as a self-proclaimed historian of sorts, I began to reflect on how many times I have gone on record asking for similar help for another historic church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/many-churches-historic
Hephzibah church rolled with the times

...front pew recently, swapping stories with pastor Gale Siebert and longtime church member Marci Hardy.Pettigrew, the church historian, has attended the church for 77 years. She became a member at age 7.She said as long as she can remember, the kneeling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-22/hephzibah-church-dates-1
Patriots won Augusta with ingenious tower

...could not breach the walls with their guns or cannon. One historian said they couldn't get the stable terrain necessary to...on the minds and hopes of the king's servants," wrote historian Charles C. Jones Jr.And that one-day delay the British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-06-04/patriots-won-augusta-ing
Park Service now looks at Civil War Reconstruction sites

...from the Civil War through 1900 that could be designated national historic landmarks. Robert Sutton, the agency's chief historian in Washington, said the way that historians view Reconstruction has changed over the years. "The old interpretation was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/park-service-now-looks-civil
Baltimore unrest brings back memories of Augusta riot 45 years ago

...violence and civil unrest in Baltimore after the death of a black man in police custody reopened old wounds that Paine College historian Mallory Millender has carried for decades.On May 11, 1970, Millender, then a professor at Paine, had a brush with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/baltimore-unrest-brings-back-