• Marker Monday: William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on the ratification of the United States Constitution […]

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  • Marker Monday: Georgia’s State Capital

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on the ratification of the United States Constitution […]

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  • Marker Monday: Summer Home of Joseph Habersham

    September brings the beginning of another school year and the beginning of the Georgia History Festival. The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society. This year, the Georgia History Festival theme is “Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All.” For the month of September, #MarkerMondays will focus on the ratification of the United States Constitution […]

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  • Marker Monday: Springfield Baptist Church: Birthplace of Morehouse College

    During the month of August, cultural institutions throughout Savannah, including the Georgia Historical Society, are highlighting African-American history in our communities by participating in the #LiftEveryVoice program. To complement this program, August’s #MarkerMondays highlight prominent sites and people in Georgia’s African-American history. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Springfield Baptist Church and its role as a center […]

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  • Marker Monday: Blind Willie McTell: Musician

    During the month of August, cultural institutions throughout Savannah, including the Georgia Historical Society, are highlighting African-American history in our communities by participating in the #LiftEveryVoice program. To complement this program, August’s #MarkerMondays highlight prominent sites and people in Georgia’s African-American history. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the life of blues musician, Willie McTear, who is […]

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  • Marker Monday: Mother Mathilda Beasley, O.S.F.: Georgia’s First Black Nun

    During the month of August, cultural institutions throughout Savannah, including the Georgia Historical Society, are highlighting African-American history in our communities by participating in the #LiftEveryVoice program. To complement this program, August’s #MarkerMondays highlight prominent sites and people in Georgia’s African-American history. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Georgia’s first African-American nun, Mother Mathilda Beasley. Born Mathilda […]

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  • Marker Monday: McKelvey-Powell Building

    During the month of August, cultural institutions throughout Savannah, including the Georgia Historical Society, are highlighting African-American history in our communities by participating in the #LiftEveryVoice program. To complement this program, August’s #MarkerMondays highlight prominent sites and people in Georgia’s African-American history.   This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the McKelvey-Powell Building in Savannah, Georgia, and its […]

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  • Marker Monday: Wright Square

    In honor of Independence Day, the #MarkerMonday posts for the month of July will shine a spotlight on Georgia during the Revolutionary War. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the life of Sir James Wright, Georgia’s last royal governor. Wright was born in London, England, to Robert and Isabella Wright in 1716. In 1730, Wright traveled to […]

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  • Sergeant Jasper

    Marker Monday: Sergeant Jasper

    In honor of Independence Day, the #MarkerMonday posts for the month of July will shine a spotlight on Georgia during the Revolutionary War. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the life of Revolutionary War hero, Sergeant William Jasper. Sources differ regarding William Jasper’s origins. One account claims that Jasper was a German immigrant to the American colonies […]

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  • Casimir Pulaski

    Marker Monday: Casimir Pulaski

    In honor of Independence Day, the #MarkerMonday posts for the month of July will shine a spotlight on Georgia during the Revolutionary War. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Casimir Pulaski, Polish patriot and officer in the American Continental Army. In March 1745, Pulaski was born into the Polish aristocracy, in Warsaw, Poland. As a young man, […]

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