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Listen: 'Burning of Atlanta' Legacies

Rickey Bevington - Monday, April 11, 2011 - 10:40am

Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. A new marker now stands at the site where Union General William T. Sherman ordered what’s known as the “Burning of Atlanta.” The site is two...

GA Historical Society Exceeds Industry Standards

Heather Neal - Monday, July 16, 2012 - 6:42am

We would like to offer earnest congratulations to the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) on their recent award of Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating. For those of you new to this particular rating system, Charity...

by Steven Ricard

Georgia's Newest Historical Marker Honors First Waffle House

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 10:16am

Are you familiar with Today in Georgia History, the collaborative resource for daily Georgia history events from GPB and The Georgia Historical Society? This weekend, we’ll have another moment to commemorate as Georgia...

Starting Nov. 1, the Georgia State Archives in Morrow will be open by appointment. (photo courtesy elise.y)

History By Appointment Only

Rickey Bevington - Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:56pm

Georgians got some tough news this week from the Secretary of State's office. State budget cuts are forcing the near-closure of the Georgia State Archives in Morrow come Nov. 1. The librarians and archivists who...

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