• GHS honors UGA professor, Press

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   GHS honors UGA professor, Press Download PDF     ATHENS, Ga. – John C. Inscoe, the Albert W. Saye Professor and University Professor of History at the University of Georgia, has received awards for two separate books, both of which were published by […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society awarded Charity Navigator’s four-star rating

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Georgia Historical Society awarded Charity Navigator’s four-star rating The Georgia Historical Society has been awarded Charity Navigator’s four-star rating for the third time. The rating is given for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.   Historical society […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society Honored for Exceeding Industry Standards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Georgia Historical Society Honored for Exceeding Industry Standards Download PDF   SAVANNAH, Ga., July 16, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for the third consecutive time. Based on four […]

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  • GHS Awarded $20,000 Grant in Support of New Teacher-Training Initiative

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   GHS Awarded $20,000 Grant in Support of New Teacher-Training Initiative The Georgia Historical Society has been awarded a $20,000 grant through the Library of Congress for a new teacher-training initiative titled Opening America’s Archives: Using Primary Sources Across Disciplines.   […]

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  • GHS Expands Development Staff

    GHS Expands Development Staff Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., July 11, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce that Maggie Brewer has joined the staff as Development Assistant. Ms. Brewer will work with other development staff to create and implement strategies, plans and projections that GHS uses in order to secure […]

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  • GHS Elects New Board Members

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   GHS Elects New Board Members Download PDF   The Georgia Historical Society has elected its first African-American chair in its 173-year history.   A historic event Saporta Report

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  • Atlanta’s Stone Mountain Named Local Georgia History Book of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Williams, Communications Coordinator 912.651.2125, or Email   Atlanta’s Stone Mountain Named Local Georgia History Book of the Year Download PDF     SAVANNAH, Ga., June 20, 2012 – The Georgia Historical Society has named Atlanta’s Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History by Paul Hudson and Lora Mirza as the recipient of […]

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  • GHS Launches Historical Marker App for Android Smartphones

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   GHS Launches Historical Marker App for Android Smartphones The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce the release of its Georgia Historical Marker Application for Android smartphones. App users can find historical markers near their current location and view marker […]

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  • Georgia Historical Society to Host Workshop on African-American History

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Georgia Historical Society to Host Workshop on African-American History The Georgia Historical Society will be hosting two one-week workshops funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the NEH’s Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for […]

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  • Barrow County school gets historical marker

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications 912.651.2125 Ext. 153, or Email   Barrow County school gets historical marker GHS will dedicate a marker for the Glenwood Elementary and High School in Winder, Ga., on June 16, 2012. The school was one of Georgia’s first consolidated schools for African-Americans.   Athens Banner-Herald   […]

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