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Local History | The Augusta Chronicle

...community was honored by the state of South Carolina with an official historical marker - the 56th in Aiken County. Magnolia Cemetery represents not only the history of the South, but the nation as a whole. Between the rows of magnolia trees lie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/subjects/local-history
Quiz yourself on November history in Augusta

...Georgia Heritage Trust Commission bought what from the city of Augusta for $1 million?(A.) Lake Olmstead (B.) Magnolia Cemetery (C.) The Haunted Pillar (D.) A tract at the Augusta Canal 3. In November 1864, Augustans worried most about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-14/quiz-yourself-november-histor
Documents found in box hidden at Magnolia Cemetery

...sealed inside the cornerstone of the sexton lodge at Magnolia Cemetery, and he wasn't disappointed."I feel like Indiana...and donated some of his land for the creation of Magnolia Cemetery. The first burial in the cemetery was in 1818...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-11/documents-found-box-hidden-ma
"Spirit" guides lead tour through cemetery

...different feel than previous years: There was international remembrance.Of the 11 featured "spirits" at Augusta's Magnolia Cemetery on Sunday, four were of foreign descent: Abe Cohen (a Jewish immigrant from Poland or Russia, 1865-1930...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-11/spirit-guides-lead-tour-throu
Walk with Spirits tour by Historic Augusta returns to lead patrons through Magnolia Cemetery

...the Spirits program of Historic Augusta returns to Magnolia Cemetery on Saturday and Sunday with a new selection of grave...buried there and their importance to the community.Magnolia Cemetery is located at 702 Third St. This year the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-10-06/walk-spirits-tou
Tours offer ghostly encounters

...dressed as a zombie; family friendly; on.fb.me/1P1SejiWALK WITH THE SPIRITS: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 10-11; Magnolia Cemetery, 701 Third St.; spirit guides lead 45-minute walks; benefits Historic Augusta; (706) 724-0436, historicaugusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-06/tours-offer-ghostly-e
Get in the spirit with things to do nearby

...863-0510, (706) 855-9786, eddboothe@yahoo.comWALK WITH THE SPIRITS: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 10-11; Magnolia Cemetery, 701 Third St.; spirit guides portrayed by costumed volunteers lead 45-minute walks; benefits Historic Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-03/local-halloween-event
Around the block

...information, call (706) 434-2381.Guided toursHistoric Augusta, Inc., will hold Walk With the Spirits through Magnolia Cemetery Oct. 10-11.Guided tours will begin every 20 minutes between 2 and 5 p.m. both days. Tours will last 45 minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-09-29/around-block
Thanks for time capsule

...the Augusta Museum of History for their best practices and support in opening the DeLaigle family time capsule from Magnolia Cemetery on Sept. 11.This is a dream come true for the family, and we could not have done it without them. We look forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-26/thanks-time-capsule
Rosh Hashana events in Augusta

...9:30 a.m.; Shabbat ends, 8:06 p.m. SUNDAY, SEPT. 20? Adas Yeshurun: Kever Avot, 11 a.m., Magnolia Cemetery? Congregation Children of Israel: Tashlich, picnic lunch, 1 p.m. TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, YOM KIPPUR? Adas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-09-11/rosh-hashana-events-augu