Nineteenth Century

From the Georgia gold rush and the Cherokee Removal to Reconstruction and the Spanish-American War, the Nineteenth Century pages explore the major themes, events, and figures of 19th century Georgia using items from the GHS collection. Use the links below to experience the immense growth and change that occurred in Georgia during the 19th century.

As you navigate the pages, be sure to click on the thumbnails to see larger images of the primary sources presented in the materials. Manuscript items will often include transcripts. Download a PDF teacher guide for tips on using the materials in the classroom.