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Historical Marker Dedication:  “Quiet Conflict” – The Civil Rights Movement in Brunswick

  Join the Georgia Historical Society, Georgia-Pacific LLC, and the City of Brunswick Historic Preservation Board on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Brunswick City Hall, as we dedicate the “Quiet Conflict” – The Civil Rights Movement in Brunswick historical marker in Brunswick, Georgia. The dedication will take place at Brunswick City Hall, 601 Gloucester…

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GA Historical Society’s New GA Day Video to Explore the 13th Colony’s Founding

  Savannah, GA, February 6, 2024—The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will premiere an all-new Georgia Day video on February 12, 2024—Georgia Day—in recognition of the 291st anniversary of Georgia’s founding on February 12, 1733. As part of GHS’s Georgia History Festival, this short online content-rich program is a visual exploration of the 13th colony’s founding and…

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Support the Georgia Historical Society

  As our country approaches its 250th anniversary in 2026, the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) remains committed to its founding mission to collect, examine, and teach Georgia and American history. GHS continues to be a resolute guardian of our shared past, steadfast in our role as Georgia’s premier history, research, and educational institution. Please consider…

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Georgia Historical Society Honors Dr. Clayton Trutor with 2023 Bell Award for the Best Book on Georgia History

August 2, 2023, Savannah, GA – The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced today that Dr. Clayton Trutor has been awarded the 2023 Malcolm Bell, Jr. and Muriel Barrow Bell Award for the best book on Georgia history published in 2022 for Loserville: How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta-and How Atlanta Remade Professional Sports (University of Nebraska Press). The…

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