• Fort Morris

    Marker Monday: Fort Morris

    To highlight this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “A Legacy of Leadership,” November’s #MarkerMondays explore Georgia’s military history. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Fort Morris, located in Sunbury, Georgia. In 1776, at a meeting of the Continental Congress, delegates recognized the need to protect the seaport of Sunbury from the growing British threat. To fulfill this […]

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  • Governor William Yates Atkinson

    Marker Monday: Governor William Yates Atkinson

    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 William Yates […]

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    Marker Monday: Governor John Houstoun

    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: 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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  • Gov. John M. Slaton historical marker

    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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  • Medical College Building

    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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