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Local historian, educator Gerald J. Smith dies

Noted local historian, educator and theologian Gerald J. Smith died Monday. He was 71.The author of To Seek a Newer World: A History of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-28/local-historian-educator-gera
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
Book details history of blacks in Augusta

History is truth, and local historian Sean Joiner said pictures often capture those truths as well...Series: Augusta, Georgia, a pictorial history co-written by local historian Gerald Smith, Mr. Joiner said the images speak volumes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/art_426218.shtml
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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
Genealogist Gloria Lucas leaves legacy

...the book Slave Records of Edgefield County ? is Lucas' legacy, close friends and associates said Monday of the local historian, who died at age 84 last month."It was groundbreaking," said county archivist Tricia Glenn, who helped Lucas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-20/genealogist-gloria-lucas-leav
Historic Sand Hills neighborhood is ripe for revitalization

...Augusta Country Club and Summerville, but we continue to serve only as a thoroughfare.Ironically, I was told by a local historian that there used to be Masters celebrations and parades in Sand Hills during the 1940s and '50s, as it was home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-20/historic-sand-hi
Porter Fleming Foundation awards seven grants to history and art projects

...annual meeting of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia; and research by local historian Russell K. Brown on four Civil War cannons preserved at Georgia Regents University and Fort Gordon.The Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-13/porter-fleming-foundation-awa
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Activitiess scheduled for this week include:TODAY GUIDED DRIVING TOURS OF AUGUSTA: Two-hour tours led by local historian Ann McKnight will be offered today and Saturday and will begin at the Augusta Visitor Information Center inside Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/06/met_76281.shtml
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Local historian falls gravely ill Augusta's best known historian, Edward J. Cashin, was gravely ill and under medical care Friday in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/met_142917.shtml
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