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Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library asks for public's help identifying historic photos

...can also be viewed online at gchrl.org.With Columbia County set to celebrate its 225th birthday on Dec. 10, local historian Rob Nordan encouraged the public to help identify people and places in the photos.Nordan, the president of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/greater-clarks-hill-regional
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-25/c-span-broadcast-feature-
Ancient Indian mystery near Athens

...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-
Revolutionary War soldier's grave marker unveiled in front of family, honor guard

...his sons and several of his grandchildren. Green descendant Rick Bernardi, along with two other descendants and a local historian, established the new stone Thursday. Bernardi discovered his connection to Green in 1995 after researching his family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-07/revolutionary-war-soldiers-gr
'Imitation Game' is reviving interest in secret WWII site

...killed himself in 1954 at age 41.Turing was pardoned by Queen Elizabeth II in 2013.The museum opened in 1994 after local historians banded together to prevent it from being bulldozed to build a supermarket. An 8 million pound ($12.2 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/imitation-game-reviving-interest-se
Descendants of Revolutionary War soldier honor family history

...lost in the process. Green lay unmarked and obscure for the next 65 years.But several descendants of Green and a local historian honored the accomplishments of Green this week, establishing a new grave marker for him next to his family members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-02-05/descendants-revolutionary-war
Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' identified

...walls facing their graves as a result of the work of a local historian.A bronze statue of a Confederate soldier will be...installed Monday.The new walls were needed when a local historian, Brad Quinlin, and Betty Hunter, president of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/civil-war-soldiers-burie
St. Thaddeus set for 55th homes tour

...tombstone until a high school class studying his work purchased one for him more than a decade ago ? will be told by a local historian and Civil War re-enactor Eddie Mann.After guests have toured the grounds and homes, they may shop at the Heritage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-03-28/st-thaddeus-set-55th-hom
Calendar

...HISTORY TOURS: Ghosts, legends, history and more on a trolley tour of haunted downtown Augusta; narrated by a local historian; approximately 90 minutes; 7 and 9 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Nov. 2; Monday-Wednesday available for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-10-08/calendar
3 veterans left in Augusta who survived Pearl Harbor

...legacy makes the 2013 anniversary a difficult year for local historians.Augusta Historical Society records show that...Library of Congress' American folklore divIsion.Local historians interviewed 800 veterans. Eighteen survived Pearl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-06/3-veterans-left-augusta-who-s