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Estate Sale Fri & Sat August 8th & 9th-9am-3pm 1853 Polo Road Augu...

Estate Sale Fri & Sat August 8th & 9th-9am-3pm 1853 Polo Road Augusta 30904 Vintage books, toys, oil lamps, jars, sewing machines as well as kitchen items, furniture, handicap items & mobility scooters. Shop of a welder with various...

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St. Simons lighthouse dimmed for restoration

...75 feet tall and built in 1810 by James Gould, who became its first keeper. In those days, the light was produced by oil lamps suspended on iron chains inside a 10-foot-high lantern. That lighthouse was demolished by retreating Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/04/met_550537.shtml
Metro
Hindus use light to welcome year

...everything in lights," she said, "because it represents the light within each one of us." During the festival, oil lamps are burned throughout the day and into the night to ward off darkness and evil. Many homes also place candles and electric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/02/met_481917.shtml
Metro
Don't coddle your plants in dry times

...saucer through the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot and into the soil media. The fabric acts like a wick in an oil lamp. It pulls water into the soil media as needed. The wick-and-reservoir combination makes containers self-watering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/gar_462796.shtml
Gardening
Arts calendar

...Martha Wright and Caleb Parker. (706) 724-0094; TIRE CITY POTTERS: 210 B 10th St.; unique collection of ceramic oil lamps and lamp bases through Saturday, with wine and full lighting of luminaries from 7-10 p.m. Saturday; annual Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/14/art_108299.shtml
Arts
House has been part of political movement

...windows feature carved medallions. "The medallions on the ceiling are original to the house, but back then they had oil lamps," Mrs. Piekielniak said. The house has 14-foot ceilings, and the parlor features trench molding. "It makes it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/26/aik_90172.shtml
Don't let the sunshine blind you to a blizzard

...TODAY'S JOKE: Here's one passed along by Rich Rodgers. A man walking along a California beach comes across an old oil lamp buried in the sand. He rubs it and suddenly a genie appears. "Thank you so much," the genie says. "For freeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/07/kir_66756.shtml
Bill Kirby
Shipwreck stories galore at graveyard museum

...been finished five years ago." The limited space includes a model of the original 1803 Cape Hatteras light, which used oil lamps, and the first lens installed in the lighthouse, in 1853. There also are ship models, including one of the Hamlet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/07/liv_444039.shtml
Life & style
Make your landscape more drought-resistant

...saucer through the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot and into the soil media. The fabric acts like a wick in an oil lamp. It pulls water into the soil media as needed. The wick-and-reservoir combination makes containers self-watering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/20/gar_453721.shtml
Gardening
Artifacts fraud trial raises archaeology questions

...Temple; various bullae (clay seals for documents), one of which names the prophet Jeremiah's scribe Baruch; a stone oil lamp; a wine decanter possibly used in the Temple; a bowl inscribed with the name of Pharaoh Shishak, who invaded biblical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/05/rel_446488.shtml
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