• Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker in Savannah, Ga., at birthplace of John C. Frémont

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., January 14, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will unveil a new historical marker at Yamacraw Park, 565 West Bryan St. in Savannah, Ga. entitled Birthplace of John C. Frémont on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. Frémont, the “Pathfinder” of the West and the first Republican presidential candidate in […]

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  • GHS President Named One of the 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   GHS President Named One of the 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2013 Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society (GHS), has once again been named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 100 Most […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society President Named One of the 100 Most Influential Georgians Second Year Running

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., January 2, 2013 – Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society (GHS), has once again been named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians. Dr. Groce has led GHS, the independent, statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history, for […]

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  • Truett Cathy, Herman J. Russell to receive Georgia’s highest honor

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Truett Cathy, Herman J. Russell to receive Georgia’s highest honor Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy and Atlanta construction entrepreneur Herman J. Russell have been chosen to be named Georgia Trustees — the state’s highest honor that dates to its founding […]

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  • Major Sponsors for 2013 Georgia History Festival Announced: Georgia Power serves as Trustee Sponsor

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., December 17, 2012 – In this time of giving the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) would like to thank the sponsors of the 2013Georgia History Festival. The Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society and features nearly a month of programs and events that bring Georgia history to […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society’s Trustees Gala Honors Truett Cathy and Herman Russell

    SAVANNAH, Ga., December 12, 2012 – The Trustees Gala is the annual fundraising event of the Georgia Historical Society and the finale of the Georgia History Festival. Held at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah on Sat., Feb. 16, 2013, this event draws Georgia’s business and civic leaders to honor and pay tribute to the best […]

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  • Union general gets Civil War marker near Broad Street birthplace

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Union general gets Civil War marker near Broad Street birthplace The latest marker in the series was unveiled and dedicated Friday in the 600 block of Broad Street, near Union Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs’ birthplace. The marker describes Meigs’ accomplishments […]

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  • Historical Society Expanding

    The Georgia Historical Society has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation that will go toward plans to renovate and move into a three-story antebellum mansion next to the society’s library and archives in downtown Savannah.   Historical Society Expanding Associated Press, Georgia Public Broadcasting

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for U.S. Army General

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for U.S. Army General Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., November 26, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will unveil a new historical marker in Augusta, Ga., in the 600 block of Broad Street […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Hosts Lecture on New Thomas Jefferson Book

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society Hosts Lecture on New Thomas Jefferson Book Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., November 7, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will host a lecture by author Henry Wiencek on his new book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and […]

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