• Historian David Blight Named Inaugural Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow

    Savannah, Ga., October 30, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society has announced that Dr. David Blight has been named the inaugural Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow at the Georgia Historical Society. Dr. Blight is the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and the Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, […]

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  • TSYS Named Newest Honoree in Georgia Business History Initiative

    Atlanta, September 20, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) welcomed Columbus-based TSYS as the newest member of the Georgia Business History Initiative at a ceremony and historical marker unveiling today at its corporate headquarters. TSYS is a leading global payments provider, offering innovative payment solutions for issuers, merchants, and consumers. Each year the Georgia Historical […]

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  • Frank Blake and John Schuerholz Named 2019 Georgia Trustees

    “Their commitment to the common good and their insistence on putting others first are in keeping with the leadership of James Oglethorpe and the other visionary founders of Georgia. Through their character, modesty, and comportment, Frank and John are prime examples of everything a great leader should be.” –Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO, […]

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  • TSYS is Latest Honoree to Receive Historical Marker as Part of Georgia Historical Society Business History Initiative

    Atlanta, September 13, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society will welcome Columbus-based TSYS as the newest member of the Georgia Business History Initiative at a ceremony and historical marker unveiling next Thursday, September 20, at their corporate headquarters. Speakers for the day include Troy Woods, Chairman, President, and CEO of TSYS, The Honorable Teresa Tomlinson, Mayor […]

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  • Celebrate Constitution Day at the Georgia Historical Society

    Free tour including rare public viewing of Abraham Baldwin’s draft copy of the U.S. Constitution from 1787 on display Savannah, September 13, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society will publicly display Abraham Baldwin’s draft copy of the United States Constitution on Monday, September 17, in commemoration of Constitution Day 2018. One of approximately twelve still in […]

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  • Georgia Dome Joins Iconic Sites in Georgia with Business History Initiative Historical Marker

    Atlanta, Ga., September 6, 2018 – Atlanta’s iconic Georgia Dome today became the newest member of the Georgia Historical Society’s Business History Initiative (BHI) with the addition of a historical marker at the former site of the Georgia Dome, now the Home Depot Back Yard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “GHS is excited to highlight the huge role […]

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  • Distinguished Fellows Program at Georgia Historical Society will Honor Educational Legacy of Vince Dooley

    Atlanta, September 4, 2018 – In recognition of Vince Dooley’s lifelong commitment to history and higher education, the Georgia Historical Society announces the creation of the Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Fellows Program. The program was established by the GHS Board of Curators and is supported by a $1.2 million dollar endowment funded by friends and […]

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  • Georgia Dome to Join Iconic Sites in Georgia with Business History Initiative Historical Marker

    Atlanta, August 30, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced today that they will dedicate a new Georgia Business History historical marker recognizing Atlanta’s iconic Georgia Dome. The dedication will take place Thursday, September 6, at 10:00 a.m. at the former site of the Georgia Dome, now the Home Depot Back Yard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, […]

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  • Historical Marker Commemorating the Lynching of Leo Frank Rededicated in Marietta

    Atlanta, August 23, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society was honored to join the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, and Temple Kol Emeth for a ceremony rededicating the Leo Frank Lynching historical marker at the intersection of Roswell Road and Highway 401 in Marietta today. The marker, originally erected in 2008 […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Announces The Collier Family Papers Open for Research

    Atlanta, June 21, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce that the Collier Family Papers (MS 2665) are now available to researchers at the GHS Research Center in Savannah. The collection contains the papers, records, photographs, and correspondence of the Collier family of Barnesville, Georgia, particularly Jena Cuthbert “J.C.” Collier (1866-1944) and […]

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