• Georgia Historical Society President and CEO Named to 100 Most Influential Georgians for Third Consecutive Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society President and CEO Named to 100 Most Influential Georgians for Third Consecutive Year   Savannah, Ga., January 7, 2014- Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, has been named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Georgians.  This is the […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Announces 2014 Trustees Gala Honorary Co-Chairs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Announces  2014 Trustees Gala Honorary Co-Chairs   Savannah, Ga., January 14, 2014– The Georgia Historical Society today released the list of dignitaries who have agreed to serve as Honorary Co-chairs for the 2014 Trustees Gala.  Among those who will serve are President Jimmy Carter, Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Board of Curators Announces Redesignation of the Georgia Historical Society Research Center

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Board of Curators Announces Redesignation of the Georgia Historical Society Research Center   Savannah, Ga., November 12, 2013 – The Board of Curators of the Georgia Historical Society voted unanimously to redesignate the Georgia Historical Society Library and Archives as the Georgia Historical Society Research Center. The vote was […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society and Athens Historical Society to Commemorate University of Georgia Botanical Garden

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society and Athens Historical Society to Commemorate University of Georgia Botanical Garden   Savannah, Ga., October 28, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society in conjunction with the Athens Historical Society will dedicate a historical marker on the site that was once the original home of the University of Georgia’s 19th-century Botanical […]

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  • Jefferson and Hamilton: A Conversation with John Ferling

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society and Live Oak Public Libraries Present Jefferson and Hamilton: A Conversation with John Ferling   Savannah, Ga., October 17, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered to bring award-winning historian and author Dr. John Ferling to Savannah for an evening of entertaining and […]

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  • Arthur Blank and Billy Payne Named 2014 Georgia Trustees

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arthur Blank and Billy Payne Named 2014 Georgia Trustees Flannery O’Connor to be History Festival Historical Figure   Savannah, Ga., September 24, 2014 – The Georgia Historical Society announced today that Arthur M. Blank and William Porter “Billy” Payne will be the latest inductees to the Georgia Trustees in February 2014. Arthur […]

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  • Media Advisory for Georgia History Festival Press Conference

    MEDIA ADVISORY   Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125, ext. 153 or PMeagher@georgiahistory.com   Savannah, Ga., September 20, 2013 Savannah, Ga., September 20, 2013      Who: The Georgia Historical Society, Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society along with Ms. Swann Seiler, Corporate Communications Support Manager for Georgia […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Receives 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Receives 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year   Savannah, Ga., September 5, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society today announced that they have earned their fourth consecutive 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Georgia Historical […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to present UGA Press and Authors with Bell and Hawes Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society to present UGA Press and Authors with Bell and Hawes Awards   Savannah, Ga., August 28, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will present two awards for writing and publishing excellence at a ceremony tomorrow at the University of Georgia in Athens. The Malcolm Bell, Jr., and Muriel Barrow Bell […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Presents Thomaston-Upson Archives With Local History Achievement Honor

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher Director of Communications 912.651.2125, ext. 136 or PMeagher@georgiahistory.com Georgia Historical Society Presents Thomaston-Upson Archives With Local History Achievement Honor   Savannah, Ga., July 12, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will present the Thomaston-Upson Archives with the Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award for Archivist Claude Burgess’ project “Finding […]

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