• Georgia Historical Society Chosen as Home to the W.W. Law Collection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Chosen as Home to the W.W. Law Collection   Savannah, Ga., August 20, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society is honored to announce that GHS will be the repository for the collection of prominent civil rights leader, Westley Wallace (W.W.) Law. GHS received written notification late Monday of the […]

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  • Renovation Underway at Georgia Historical Society’s Jepson House Education Center

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Renovation Underway at Georgia Historical Society’s Jepson House Education Center   Savannah, Ga., July 29, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced today that the anticipated renovations to the Jepson House Education Center have officially begun.  The property, purchased in 2011 and named in honor of Savannah philanthropists Robert S. and […]

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  • Jepson House Benefactors to be Honored

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jepson House Benefactors to be Honored   Savannah, Ga., June 26, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will honor Robert and Alice Jepson tomorrow with an event celebrating the completion of the major gifts phase of the Georgia Historical Society Jepson House Education Center Capital Campaign. Named in honor of philanthropists Robert and […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Presents Georgia Battlefields Association with Affiliate of the Year Honors

    Georgia Historical Society Presents Georgia Battlefields Association with Affiliate of the Year Honors

    Atlanta, Ga., June 12, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society presented The Georgia Battlefields Association with the Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award last night at a meeting of the Civil War Roundtable of Atlanta.

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  • Emmy Win “Times Two” for Georgia Historical Society’s Own Stan Deaton

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Emmy Win “Times Two” for Georgia Historical Society’s Own Stan Deaton   Savannah, Ga., June 10, 2013 – Saturday was a banner night for the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) when Senior Historian Stan Deaton and Today in Georgia History took home two Emmy Awards from the Southeast […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Hosts NEH Summer Institute

    Georgia Historical Society Hosts NEH Summer Institute

    Savannah, Ga., June 4, 2013 – From June 9 – 23, the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will present a summer workshop for college and university professors exploring two centuries of African-American life and culture in Savannah and Georgia’s coastal islands. Through scholarly lectures, site visits, community presentations and guided tours, the twenty-five participants will examine the centrality of place in the African-American experience in Georgia’s Lowcountry and the larger Atlantic world.

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  • Georgia Historical Society Announces New Hires

    Georgia Historical Society Announces New Hires

    Savannah, GA, May 29, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society announced today that it has added two new hires to its professional staff.

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  • Today in Georgia History Receives Two Emmy Nominations

    Atlanta, Ga., May 21, 2013 – The Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced that it has nominated Today in Georgia History for two regional Emmy awards.

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  • Savannah Liberty Ship Receives New Historical Marker

    Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Savannah Liberty Ship Receives New Historical Marker   Savannah, Ga., May 15, 2013  – The Georgia Historical Society, in partnership with the Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center Authority, will dedicate a historical marker for the Liberty Ship S.S. James Oglethorpe and the Battle of the Atlantic on Wednesday, May […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Elects New Board Members at 174th Annual Meeting

    Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Elects New Board Members at 174th Annual Meeting   Savannah, Ga., May 7, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society held its 174th Annual Meeting at Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah on May 2, 2013. Robert L. Brown, Jr. of Decatur will remain Chairman of the Board of […]

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