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Old Savannah vaults didn't house slaves, researchers find

...within the vaults and interpretive signs are planned for the site to explain the history of the vaults."This is a historical site and we are going to start treating it that way," Spracher said.The vaults are one of the oldest historical structures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-09/old-savannah-vaults-didnt-hou
South Carolina Senate overrides 46 of Haley's vetoes

...150,000 for a boat ramp to serve isolated Sandy Island in Georgetown County and $200,000 for the Benjamin Mays historical site that honors the civil rights leader in Greenwood County.Senators also saved a couple of annual veto targets from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-27/south-carolina-senate-overrid
The Artside: Trotman will speak to close Morris exhibit

...Museum. A native Augustan and Barnwell resident, Roberts enjoys photographing South Carolina's scenic beauty and historical sites.Her photographs have appeared on South Carolina's tourism Web site, sciway.net, and several are in the upcoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-08-22/artside-trotman-will-
Olympic wrestling fights back after being dropped for 2020 Games

...a gold medalist in 2000 Sydney Games, called wrestling "the identity" of the Olympics."Do we destroy our historical sites which are symbols of humanity?" he told The Associated Press. "No. Then, why should we destroy wrestling?"The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-02-13/olympic-wrestling-fights-back-aft
Benjamin Mays was model of achievement against incredible odds

...eight siblings, Mays moved self-assuredly toward his educational pursuits. Today Dr. May's childhood home is a historical site and museum in Greenwood County, S.C.Defying Bates College's earlier denial of his admission to the institution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-07/benjamin-mays-wa
Historical Beech Island Tour set for Saturday

...homes built then burned down; we've lost a lot. This is one of the only homes left."Redcliffe Plantation State Historical Site is listed on the National Register of His tor ic Places. According to Elizabeth Laney, a park interpreter, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-25/historical-beech-island-tour
Rants & Raves

...parking fee money grab. My family spent this past Saturday viewing the Broad Street Ramble, shopped, visited a few historical sites, grabbed a bite to eat, visited the Augusta Museum and purchased items at the market. Do you think we feel like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-09-29/rants-raves-0
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Calendar

...THE DREAM ALIVE: Bus trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the new Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and other historical sites; staying overnight in the Churchhill Hotel on Connecticut Avenue; Sept. 22-24; leaving Augusta 4 a.m. Sept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-08-24/calendar
Junior Board gives thousands to preserve history

For the past 10 years, local historical sites have received thousands of dollars for restoration...Visitors Bureau to create cellphone tours of local historical sites; $7,875 to Heritage Academy in Augusta to cover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-09-05/junior-board-gives-thousands-
Calendar

...THE DREAM ALIVE: Bus trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the new Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and other historical sites; staying overnight in the Churchhill Hotel on Connecticut Avenue; Sept. 22-24; leaving Augusta 4 a.m. Sept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-09-08/calendar