• The Goulding Table: A Nineteenth Century Tale of Twists and Turns

    This week the Georgia Historical Society highlights the newest Georgia Historical Marker, The Birthplace of Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Lexington, Georgia. In consideration of social distancing precautions, the marker’s sponsors, Columbia Theological Seminary, Historic Oglethorpe County, Inc., and City of Lexington, are participating in a virtual rollout of the historical marker in lieu of […]

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  • The Theological Seminary: 1825-1829

    This week the Georgia Historical Society highlights the newest Georgia Historical Marker, The Birthplace of Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Lexington, Georgia. In consideration of social distancing precautions, the marker’s sponsors, Columbia Theological Seminary, Historic Oglethorpe County, Inc., and City of Lexington, are participating in a virtual rollout of the historical marker in lieu of […]

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    Virtual Escape Room: Camping with the Cousins

    A camping trip with your cousins goes wrong and you get lost in the past! Join the Georgia Historical Society a virtual adventure through the 20th-century Georgia history! With help from Today in Georgia History, test your knowledge and see if you can find your way back to the campsite. Click here to start your adventure […]

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    Virtual Escape Room: Time Travel Through 19th-century Georgia History

    Join the Georgia Historical Society on a virtual field trip through the 19th century. With guidance from your substitute Georgia Studies teacher, Mr. Quartz, and with help from Today in Georgia History, test your knowledge and see if you can make it back to the present. Click here to start your adventure in Georgia’s past! Today in […]

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    Virtual Escape Room: Time Traveling Through 18th Century Georgia

    Join the Georgia Historical Society on a virtual mission to find lost time traveler Azalea Thrasher. With help from Today in Georgia History, test your Georgia history knowledge and see if you can bring Ms. Thrasher back to the future. Click here to start your adventure in Georgia’s past! Today in Georgia History is a joint […]

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  • Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: May Events in Georgia History

    With events ranging from George Washington’s Southern Tour, the beginning of the Civil War’s Atlanta Campaign, and the first sale of Coca-Cola, the month of May is a historically packed month for Georgia history! Explore some of the events that happened in Georgia in May by completing the scavenger hunt below. To get started, use […]

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    Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: Georgia Business and Industry

    This week’s #MarkerMonday highlighted “The Thicket” and the production of rum in Georgia. In continuation of exploring economic goods and production, this online scavenger hunt looks at the exports and businesses that helped shape our state! To get started, use the Georgia Historical Marker Online Database to find answers to the questions! You can access the online […]

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    Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: Georgia’s Literary History

    This week’s #MarkerMonday highlighted the Mildred L. Terry Branch Library as part of National Library Week and the theme “Find Your Place at the Library.” In continuation of that theme, this week’s online historical marker scavenger hunt explores Georgia’s authors and poets, and the works that shaped our state’s literary history. To get started, use […]

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  • Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: Native American History in Georgia

    This week’s #MarkerMonday highlighted Benjamin Hawkins, Indian Agent to the Creeks during the late 18th century. To further explore Native American history in Georgia, GHS invites you to take part in an online historical marker scavenger hunt exploring the people, places, and events, that shaped our state and nation’s history. To get started, use the Georgia Historical Marker […]

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  • Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: FDR in Georgia

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), 32nd President of the United States, had a special connection with Georgia. FDR first visited Warm Springs, GA, in 1924 to seek treatment for polio from the therapeutic waters of the warms springs from which the town gained its name. Take part in the online historical marker scavenger hunt below to […]

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