• Historical Society Expanding

    The Georgia Historical Society has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation that will go toward plans to renovate and move into a three-story antebellum mansion next to the society’s library and archives in downtown Savannah.   Historical Society Expanding Associated Press, Georgia Public Broadcasting

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for U.S. Army General

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for U.S. Army General Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., November 26, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will unveil a new historical marker in Augusta, Ga., in the 600 block of Broad Street […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Hosts Lecture on New Thomas Jefferson Book

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society Hosts Lecture on New Thomas Jefferson Book Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., November 7, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will host a lecture by author Henry Wiencek on his new book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to present Teacher Training Initiative at Georgia Educational Technology Conference

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to present Teacher Training Initiative at Georgia Educational Technology Conference Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., October 31, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that Sophia Sineath, GHS Education Coordinator will be presenting a session at […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Wins Award for Today in Georgia History Education Resources

    SAVANNAH, Ga., October 23, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has won an award for Excellence in the Educational use of Historical Records from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB). The award recognizes GHS’ creation of the online educator resources for Today in Georgia History – a collaborative, […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to present at Georgia Council for Social Studies

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to present at Georgia Council for Social Studies SAVANNAH, Ga., October 17, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that Sophia Sineath, Education Coordinator, will be presenting a session at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Partners with GDOT on Dixie Highway Project

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society Partners with GDOT on Dixie Highway Project Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., October 16, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Federal […]

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  • 2013 Georgia Trustees Announced: S. Truett Cathy and Herman J. Russell

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   2013 Georgia Trustees Announced: S. Truett Cathy and Herman J. Russell Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., October 11, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 Georgia Trustees: philanthropist and Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett […]

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  • GHS Awarded Grant to Digitize Finding Aids

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   GHS Awarded Grant to Digitize Finding Aids Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., October 1, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will digitize around 1,600 archival collection finding aids over the next two years, creating a searchable online database to be hosted by the […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for Georgia Unionist

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Civil War 150 Marker for Georgia Unionist   SAVANNAH, Ga., September 21, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will unveil a new historical marker at Blue Ridge Downtown Park, in Blue Ridge, Ga. entitled William Clayton Fain: Georgia […]

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