Oglethorpe Videos

Get to Know Oglethorpe Sophia’s Schoolhouse Series

Get to know James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Georgia colony, in the four-part video series from Sophia’s Schoolhouse. These four short educational videos cover different periods in Oglethorpe’s life and feature historical maps, portraits, and illustrations. Each segment has an accompanying video guide featuring the video script, vocabulary, video quiz, suggested readings, and image credits.

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 1, 1696-1717

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 1, 1696-1717 video guide

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 2, 1717-1733

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 2, 1717-1733 video guide

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 3, 1733-1743

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 3, 1733-1743 video guide

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 4, 1743-1785

Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 4, 1743-1785, video guide


Today in Georgia History

A joint project of the Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Public Broadcasting, Today In Georgia History is an exciting, award-winning educational project that focuses on an historical event or person associated with a particular day in Georgia history. The thirteen segments linked below cover topics related to James Edward Oglethorpe. To dig deeper, look for vocabulary, daily activities, and images credits under the resources section of each segment page.


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