• Budget Cuts Forcing Close of State Archives to Public, GHS Reaction

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Budget Cuts Forcing Close of State Archives to Public, GHS Reaction Joann Merrigan, WSAV   Supporters rally against Georgia Archives closure Kristina Torres, Atlanta Journal-Constitution  

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  • New Ga. historical marker celebrates 1970 concert

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   New Ga. historical marker celebrates 1970 concert A new historical marker being placed in a small town near Macon will remind Georgians that, 42 years ago, Jimi Hendrix played there. The marker being dedicated Sept. 15 celebrates the Second Atlanta […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society takes more inclusive view of its historic markers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Georgia Historical Society takes more inclusive view of its historic markers Waffle House, founded on Labor Day, 1955, celebrated another chapter in its history on Saturday, Sept. 8 with the unveiling of a new historic marker at its very first […]

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  • Georgia’s “Woodstock Festival” Receives Historical Marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia’s “Woodstock Festival” Receives Historical Marker Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., September 4, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a historical marker for the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival on Sat., Sept. 15, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Middle […]

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  • Historical marker ordered up for Waffle House

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email Historical marker ordered up for Waffle House Waffle House’s roots run deep in metro Atlanta, so deep that a historical marker is being ordered up along with pecan waffles, grits, eggs, bacon, hash browns and orange juice to commemorate the first […]

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  • Civil War 150 Historical Marker Project Wins Tourism Award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Civil War 150 Historical Marker Project Wins Tourism Award Download PDF     ATLANTA, August 30, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has received the Tourism Champion Partnership Award at the Governor’s Tourism Conference held yesterday in […]

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  • First Waffle House to Receive Historical Marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   First Waffle House to Receive Historical Marker Download PDF SAVANNAH, Ga., August 29, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society, in partnership with the Waffle House, the City of Avondale Estates and the Avondale Estates Downtown Development Authority, will dedicate a historical marker for […]

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  • New Director to Oversee Oldest Collection of Ga. History

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   New Director to Oversee Oldest Collection of Ga. History Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., August 27, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce the promotion of Lynette Stoudt to Director of Library and Archives. Ms. Stoudt will be responsible […]

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  • Nuclear Ship Savannah Receives Historical Marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Nuclear Ship Savannah Receives Historical Marker At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22 — exactly 50 years to the day the ship made her maiden voyage into Savannah — the Georgia Historical Society, in collaboration with the Savannah Ocean Exchange […]

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  • Nuclear Ship Savannah Receives Historical Marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Nuclear Ship Savannah Receives Historical Marker Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Historical Society, in collaboration with the Savannah Ocean Exchange and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, will dedicate a historical marker for the Nuclear Ship Savannah on Wed., […]

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