Charles Herty

Explore Georgia history through the story of Georgia’s most famous chemist, Charles Holmes Herty. The biographical materials in this exhibit tell the story of Herty’s life with an emphasis on his innovative impact on Georgia’s forestry industry. Inside each chapter linked below, you will read about Herty’s life and explore images and other primary sources from the Georgia Historical Society collection. Teachers can download a printable PDF teacher guide to using the materials in the classroom.