• Georgia Historical Society Receives 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Receives 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year   Savannah, Ga., September 5, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society today announced that they have earned their fourth consecutive 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Georgia Historical […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to present UGA Press and Authors with Bell and Hawes Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society to present UGA Press and Authors with Bell and Hawes Awards   Savannah, Ga., August 28, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will present two awards for writing and publishing excellence at a ceremony tomorrow at the University of Georgia in Athens. The Malcolm Bell, Jr., and Muriel Barrow Bell […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Presents Thomaston-Upson Archives With Local History Achievement Honor

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher Director of Communications 912.651.2125, ext. 136 or PMeagher@georgiahistory.com Georgia Historical Society Presents Thomaston-Upson Archives With Local History Achievement Honor   Savannah, Ga., July 12, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will present the Thomaston-Upson Archives with the Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award for Archivist Claude Burgess’ project “Finding […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Chosen as Home to the W.W. Law Collection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Chosen as Home to the W.W. Law Collection   Savannah, Ga., August 20, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society is honored to announce that GHS will be the repository for the collection of prominent civil rights leader, Westley Wallace (W.W.) Law. GHS received written notification late Monday of the […]

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  • Renovation Underway at Georgia Historical Society’s Jepson House Education Center

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Renovation Underway at Georgia Historical Society’s Jepson House Education Center   Savannah, Ga., July 29, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced today that the anticipated renovations to the Jepson House Education Center have officially begun.  The property, purchased in 2011 and named in honor of Savannah philanthropists Robert S. and […]

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  • Jepson House Benefactors to be Honored

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jepson House Benefactors to be Honored   Savannah, Ga., June 26, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will honor Robert and Alice Jepson tomorrow with an event celebrating the completion of the major gifts phase of the Georgia Historical Society Jepson House Education Center Capital Campaign. Named in honor of philanthropists Robert and […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Presents Georgia Battlefields Association with Affiliate of the Year Honors

    Georgia Historical Society Presents Georgia Battlefields Association with Affiliate of the Year Honors

    Atlanta, Ga., June 12, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society presented The Georgia Battlefields Association with the Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award last night at a meeting of the Civil War Roundtable of Atlanta.

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  • Emmy Win “Times Two” for Georgia Historical Society’s Own Stan Deaton

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Emmy Win “Times Two” for Georgia Historical Society’s Own Stan Deaton   Savannah, Ga., June 10, 2013 – Saturday was a banner night for the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) when Senior Historian Stan Deaton and Today in Georgia History took home two Emmy Awards from the Southeast […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Hosts NEH Summer Institute

    Georgia Historical Society Hosts NEH Summer Institute

    Savannah, Ga., June 4, 2013 – From June 9 – 23, the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will present a summer workshop for college and university professors exploring two centuries of African-American life and culture in Savannah and Georgia’s coastal islands. Through scholarly lectures, site visits, community presentations and guided tours, the twenty-five participants will examine the centrality of place in the African-American experience in Georgia’s Lowcountry and the larger Atlantic world.

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  • Georgia Historical Society Announces New Hires

    Georgia Historical Society Announces New Hires

    Savannah, GA, May 29, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society announced today that it has added two new hires to its professional staff.

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