• 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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  • Archibald Bulloch

    Marker Monday: Archibald Bulloch

    In honor of Independence Day, during the month of July, #MarkerMonday will be exploring individuals and events related to the Revolutionary War in Georgia. Join GHS as we learn more about the role Georgia and her people played in the fight for independence. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Archibald Bulloch, one of Georgia’s notable Revolutionary patriots. […]

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  • Marker Monday: Meadow Garden: Home of George Walton

    In honor of Independence Day, during the month of July, #MarkerMonday will be exploring individuals and events related to the Revolutionary War in Georgia. Join GHS as we learn more about the role Georgia and her people played in the fight for independence. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights George Walton, one of Georgia’s three signers of […]

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  • Marker Monday: Hart County

    In honor of Independence Day, during the month of July, #MarkerMonday will be exploring individuals and events related to the Revolutionary War in Georgia. Join GHS as we learn more about the role Georgia and her people played in the fight for independence. This week’s #MarkerMonday shines a light on Nancy Hart, a devout Patriot […]

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  • Marker Monday: Battle of Kettle Creek

    In honor of Independence Day, during the month of July, #MarkerMonday will be exploring individuals and events related to the Revolutionary War in Georgia. Join GHS as we learn more about the role Georgia and her people played in the fight for independence. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the Battle of Kettle Creek. After capturing Savannah […]

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