• Today in Georgia History Receives Two Emmy Nominations

    Atlanta, Ga., May 21, 2013 – The Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced that it has nominated Today in Georgia History for two regional Emmy awards.

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  • Savannah Liberty Ship Receives New Historical Marker

    Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Savannah Liberty Ship Receives New Historical Marker   Savannah, Ga., May 15, 2013  – The Georgia Historical Society, in partnership with the Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center Authority, will dedicate a historical marker for the Liberty Ship S.S. James Oglethorpe and the Battle of the Atlantic on Wednesday, May […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Elects New Board Members at 174th Annual Meeting

    Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society Elects New Board Members at 174th Annual Meeting   Savannah, Ga., May 7, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society held its 174th Annual Meeting at Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah on May 2, 2013. Robert L. Brown, Jr. of Decatur will remain Chairman of the Board of […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Present Service Awards at 174th Annual Meeting

    Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Historical Society to Present Service Awards at 174th Annual Meeting   Savannah, Ga., April 23, 2013– The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to present awards to three outstanding individuals at the 174th Annual Meeting on May 2, 2013.  The meeting and Keynote Address are free and open to the […]

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  • Paul Pressly to Deliver Keynote Address at the Georgia Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., April 15, 2013 – Savannah in the 21st century is part of a dynamic global economy-but you might be surprised to learn that it always has been, from Colonial Georgia’s earliest days. How did an economic backwater like Colonial Georgia become a dynamic economic success in the transnational Atlantic world? Longtime Savannah educator, […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate “Lord’s Acre” Historical Marker

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., April 10, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS), along with the Bluffton City Council, and Bluffton Baptist Church, will dedicate a new historical marker recognizing the Lord’s Acre movement in Bluffton, Georgia, on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Bluffton Baptist Church (103 Broad Street, Bluffton). In 1922 […]

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  • Book Lovers: Georgia Historical Society’s Annual Book Sale Is Coming April 26-27

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., March 15, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society will be holding its Annual Book Sale of non-collection books on April 26-27 at Hodgson Hall from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with a GHS members only preview on Friday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (proof of membership is required). This […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Awarded $150,000 Grant from The Frances and Beverly DuBose Foundation

    Download PDF Savannah, Ga., March 11, 2013 – The Georgia Historical Society has received a $150,000 grant from The Frances and Beverly DuBose Foundation to enhance history education by creating expanded online access to GHS collections and educational resources for teachers. Foundation funds will be applied toward the development and implementation of an online searchable database […]

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  • Two Trustees, two class acts

    “Being named a Georgia Trustee is considered the highest honor that the state can bestow on a citizen. It’s given to those who live up to the motto that the original Trustees of the Georgia colony embraced in 1733: Non sibi sed aliis. That means “not for self, but for others.”   Two Trustees, two […]

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  • ‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom to speak at GHF Kickoff

    The author of “Forrest Gump” is coming to speak in Savannah, where the movie version of his best-selling book was filmed. Winston Groom will give a lecture Feb. 5 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church during the Georgia History Festival. He will speak about John C. Fremont, who in 1856 became the first presidential candidate to […]

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