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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
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
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
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
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-
SC distillery makes legal moonshine

...The Dark Corner has been a community in mountains of northern Greenville County for more than two centuries that local historians say is famous for "murder, mayhem and moonshine."Dark Corner resident Joe Fenten and Richard Wenger are opening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-09/sc-distillery-makes-legal-mo
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