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    Marker Monday: Governor Hugh M. Dorsey

    This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “A Legacy of Leadership.” For the month of October, #MarkerMondays will focus on Georgia governors and their leadership of our state through the years. October is also Archives Month. GHS is proud to house several archival materials both about and from these leaders. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Hugh […]

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    Marker Monday: Governor John M. Slaton

    This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “A Legacy of Leadership.” For the month of October, #MarkerMondays will focus on Georgia governors and their leadership of our state through the years. October is also Archives Month. GHS is proud to house several archival materials both about and from these leaders. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights John […]

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    Marker Monday: Albany Home of Governor George Busbee

    To further explore the 2017-2018 Georgia History Festival theme “A Legacy of Leadership,” October’s #MarkerMondays focus on Georgia governors and their leadership of our state. GHS is proud to house archival materials both about and from these leaders. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Governor George Busbee, the first Georgia governor to serve two consecutive (1975-1983). Busbee was […]

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    Marker Monday: Medical College Building

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “A Legacy of Leadership.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on education and highlight leaders in the profession. […]

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  • Marker Monday: Raymond-Richardson Aviation School

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “A Legacy of Leadership.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on education and highlight leaders in the profession. […]

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  • Marker Monday: Living & Learning in the Mountains

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “A Legacy of Leadership.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on education and highlight leaders in the profession. […]

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  • Marker Monday: Independent Presbyterian Church

    This week’s #MarkerMonday discusses John Joachim Zubly, first minister of Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah, Georgia. Born Hans Joachim Zublin in Switzerland on August 17, 1724, John Joachim Zubly was educated in Switzerland then later became ordained in the German Reform Church in London in 1744. After his ordination, Zubly immigrated to South Carolina to […]

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  • Marker Monday: Oglethorpe Meets the Indians at Coweta

    This week’s #MarkerMonday commemorates General James Edward Oglethorpe’s meeting with the Creek Nation on August 21, 1739. When the Colony of Georgia was founded in 1732, it was a philanthropic enterprise, and served as a physical buffer between Spanish Florida and the English colonies. In the early years of the colony, Oglethorpe established several military […]

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  • Marker Monday: WWII Rescue Boat Station

    This week’s #MarkerMonday explores the history of the WWII Rescue Boat Station located along the Wilmington River in Thunderbolt, Georgia. Built on the site of the Civil War-era Fort Thunderbolt, the Thunderbolt Yacht Basin opened in 1939 to accommodate the growing popularity of yacht racing in the area. After the United States entry in World […]

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  • Marker Monday: Nathanael Greene Monument

    This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights General Nathanael Greene, general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.  Greene was born in Rhode Island on August 7, 1742, and raised as a Quaker, a religious group that practices pacifism. In 1770, Greene was elected to the Rhode Island legislature, liked by many for his sound reasoning and […]

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