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    Marker Monday: Georgia Experiment Station

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the December #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Charles Holmes Herty, naval stores, and agricultural innovation in Georgia. This week’s #Marker Monday highlights agricultural developments in Georgia.  The Georgia Experiment Station, located in Griffin, Georgia, was created in 1888 as part of a national […]

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    Marker Monday: Cannon’s Point Plantation

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the December #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Charles Holmes Herty, naval stores, and agricultural innovation in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday features Cannon’s Point Plantation and its agricultural innovations. Cannon’s Point Plantation is a 600 acre plot located at the north end of St. […]

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    Marker Monday: Pioneer Turpentining Experiment

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the December #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Charles Holmes Herty, naval stores, and agricultural innovation in Georgia. This week’s #MarkerMonday looks at the experiment that revolutionized the naval stores industry in the United States. The naval stores industry originated in North Carolina during […]

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    Marker Monday: The Station

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the November #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Sequoyah, the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, and the Cherokee Nation. Over the course of the month, these posts will discuss Sequoyah, his efforts to create a written alphabet for the Cherokee Nation, and the forced removal […]

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    Marker Monday: Chieftains

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the November #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Sequoyah, the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, and the Cherokee Nation. Over the course of the month, these posts will discuss Sequoyah, his efforts to create a written alphabet for the Cherokee Nation, and the forced removal […]

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    Marker Monday: Cherokee Nation

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the November #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Sequoyah, the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, and the Cherokee Nation. Over the course of the month, these posts will discuss Sequoyah, his efforts to create a written alphabet for the Cherokee Nation, and the forced […]

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  • Marker Monday: New Echota: Cherokee National Capital

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the November #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Sequoyah, the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, and the Cherokee Nation. Over the course of the month, these posts will discuss Sequoyah, his efforts to create a written alphabet for the Cherokee Nation, and the forced […]

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    Marker Monday: Oakland Cemetery

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the October #MarkerMonday posts will focus on the research used to make markers possible as part of Archives Month. Over the course of the month, these posts will talk about examples of how newer research informs and even changes our understanding of places, […]

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  • Marker Monday: Hidden Histories

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the October #MarkerMonday posts will focus on the research used to make markers possible as part of Archives Month. Over the course of the month, these posts will talk about examples of how newer research informs and even changes our understanding of places, […]

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    Marker Monday: Hernando de Soto in Georgia

    This week’s #MarkerMonday examines Hernando de Soto and his travels throughout North America. Historians have long debated the exact route de Soto and his men took on their journey throughout North America. Of the four surviving documents that detail their expedition, none provide consistent descriptions of locations or distances. The Final Report of the United […]

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