• Marker Monday: Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Albany Movement

    Inspired by the theme presented by the National Women’s History Alliance, for National Women’s History Month (NWHM) 2019, “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence,” and in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia, this month’s #MarkerMondays explore the role of Georgia women “who have led efforts to end war, violence, and […]

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  • Marker Monday: Moore’s Ford Lynching

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” and in recognition of Black History Month, February’s #MarkerMondays discuss amendments and laws within the context of the struggle for human and civil rights in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday discusses the Moore’s Ford Lynching, for which […]

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  • Marker Monday: Lemuel Penn and the Civil Rights Act

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” and in recognition of Black History Month, February’s #MarkerMondays discuss amendments and laws within the context of the struggle for human and civil rights in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday discusses the federal prosecution of Ku Klux […]

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  • Marker Monday: The Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Savannah Protest Movement

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” and in recognition of Black History Month, February’s #MarkerMondays discuss amendments and laws within the context of the struggle for human and civil rights in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday explores the Savannah Protest Movement and its […]

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  • Marker Monday: Ware High School: Civil Rights Milestone

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” and in recognition of Black History Month, February’s #MarkerMondays discuss amendments and laws within the context of the struggle for human and civil rights in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Ware High School, and interpretations of […]

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  • Marker Monday: Speaker Crisp

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” January’s #MarkerMondays explore themes from Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, specifically how Georgians have regarded the Supremacy Clause and/or the Oath or Affirmation Clause. This week’s #MarkerMonday discusses Speaker Crisp, subject of a historical marker […]

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  • Marker Monday: Dr. Elizur & Esther Butler: Missionaries to the Cherokees

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” January’s #MarkerMondays explore themes from Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, specifically how Georgians have regarded the Supremacy Clause and/or the Oath or Affirmation Clause. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Dr. Elizur Butler and Samuel Worcester, and […]

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  • Marker Monday: Toombs County

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” January’s #MarkerMondays explore themes from Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, specifically how Georgians have regarded the Supremacy Clause and the Oath or Affirmation Clause. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Robert Augustus Toombs and oaths of office […]

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  • Marker Monday: “Yazoo Fraud”

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” December’s #MarkerMondays highlight Georgians’ contributions to the development of a government elected by, accountable to, and representative of the citizenry. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights how the Yazoo Land Act galvanized Senator James Jackson, who in response […]

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  • Marker Monday: Dr. Wm. A. Caruthers (1802-1846): Early American Novelist

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” December’s #MarkerMondays highlight Georgians’ contributions to the development of a government elected by, accountable to, and representative of the citizenry. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Dr. William A. Caruthers and his role in helping Savannahians gain the […]

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