• Markers Illustrate Overlooked Stories

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Markers Illustrate Overlooked Stories Download PDF   As part of the national sesquicentennial commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and other state and private agencies are collaborating on […]

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  • Coverage of the Augusta Civil War 150 Historical Marker Dedication

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Coverage of the Augusta Civil War 150 Historical Marker Dedication Download PDF   As part of the national sesquicentennial commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and other state […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Markers Featured on NBC Atlanta

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Georgia Historical Society Markers Featured on NBC Atlanta The Georgia Historical Society has administered Georgia’s statewide marker program since 1998, erecting over 160 historical markers across Georgia on a wide variety of subjects. Today those markers and over two thousand […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Expand With Acquisition of Neighboring Property

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to Expand With Acquisition of Neighboring Property The Georgia Historical Society is proud to announce its first facility expansion in 40 years with the acquisition of the newly-named Jepson House Education Center.   Georgia Historical Society to […]

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  • New Markers in Ga. Show Neglected Civil War History of Blacks, Women, Union Loyalists in South

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   New Markers in Ga. Show Neglected Civil War History of Blacks, Women, Union Loyalists in South Download PDF   On Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 10 a.m.. the Georgia Historical Society will conduct a dedication service to unveil a historical […]

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  • New State Markers Honor “Neglected” Civil War Participants

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   New State Markers Honor “Neglected” Civil War Participants Download PDF   On Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 10 a.m.. the Georgia Historical Society will conduct a dedication service to unveil a historical marker commemorating Confederate Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne’s proposal […]

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  • Civil War Anniversary: Cleburne’s Proposal to Arm, Free Slaves

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Civil War Anniversary: Cleburne’s Proposal to Arm, Free Slaves Download PDF   On Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 10 a.m.. the Georgia Historical Society will conduct a dedication service to unveil a historical marker commemorating Confederate Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne’s […]

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  • Papers Donated to Georgia Historical Society Offer Fresh Insight Into Prominent Savannah Family

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Papers Donated to Georgia Historical Society Offer Fresh Insight Into Prominent Savannah Family Download PDF   The papers of businessman Gazaway Bugg Lamar include correspondence relating to his lengthy post-Civil War legal battles against the government of the United States, […]

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  • Historical Society Sets Date To Dedicate Dalton Marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Historical Society Sets Date To Dedicate Dalton Marker Download PDF   Coverage of GHS’s CW150 historical marker, “General Cleburne’s Proposal to Arm Slaves,” in Dalton.   Historical Society Sets Date To Dedicate Dalton Marker by Charles Oliver, Dalton Daily Citizen […]

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  • Guide To Making History Come Alive

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Guide To Making History Come Alive Download PDF   GHS featured in history education piece in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.   Guide To Making History Come Alive by Silvio Laccetti, Atlanta Journal-Constitution  

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