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Ramblin' Rhodes: Gibson Brothers' bluegrass derived from unusual beginnings

...was his brother, Walter, who was the brains behind all of the brothers' success. Walter was manager of the North Augusta Land Co. He and his brother in 1890 bought 5,600 acres from Mattie Butler Mealing to begin their new city. They quickly...
Schoolhouse gave way to church, antiques

...North Augusta Historical Society. They raised $300 to build a school on a West Avenue lot that was donated by North Augusta Land Co. The building is the location of Singing Hills Antiques. "People don't believe me sometimes when I tell them...
Lookaway Hall towers over North Augusta

...Stained-glass windows flank the double-sided front door. Walter Jackson, who died in 1922, was the manager of the North Augusta Land Co., Ms. McDaniel said. "He handled the development and the sales and so forth for the real estate here in North...
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Web of trails will connect city's parks

...Georgia Avenue between the city's Greeneway trail and West Woodlawn Avenue. The land was designated in 1891 by the North Augusta Land Co. for water drainage. The soggy basins lie near the city's Creighton and Living History parks on Lake Avenue...
Elementary school celebrates its centennial

...Formal education in North Augusta predates the centennial; however, the first school was a private one. The North Augusta Land Co. hired Nina Verdery to teach 13 pupils in a small schoolhouse on West Avenue in 1899, according to a written...
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Celebrating a century

...members of the North Augusta Baptist Church who met in a one-room school building on West Avenue. Mr. Jackson's North Augusta Land Co. offered the church a site at 600 Georgia Ave. about six years later - a time when Georgia Avenue was still unpaved...
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