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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
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
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