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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
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
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
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
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
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
Confederate Memorial Day program scheduled

...Georgia from Savannah Harbor will be held at 2 p.m. April 29 at Westview Cemetery in Augusta.The speaker will be local historian/author and Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy President Bob Young, who will discuss the Army Corps of Engineers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-19/confederate-memorial-day-prog
111-year-old flagpole returns to its place at Augusta State

...the old truck ? the mechanical structure at the top of the pole that raises and lowers the flag. Bill Wells, a local historian, authored a 40-page history of the flagstaff in 2003. His research, including locating the original blueprints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-08/111-year-old-flagpole-return
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
Miami has some free hot spots

...Culturales ? Cultural Fridays ? with dancing, cigar rolling, and free walking tours of the neighborhood with local historian Paul George (departs from the Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St.).

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-01-03/miami-has-some-free-hot-