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History By Appointment Only

Georgians got some tough news this week from the Secretary of State's office. State budget cuts are forcing the near-closure of the Georgia State Archives in Morrow come Nov. 1. The librarians and...

September 14, 2012

Georgia's Newest Historical Marker Honors First Waffle House

Are you familiar with Today in Georgia History, the collaborative resource for daily Georgia history events from GPB and The Georgia Historical Society? This weekend, we’ll have another moment to...

September 5, 2012

GA Historical Society Exceeds Industry Standards

We would like to offer earnest congratulations to the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) on their recent award of Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating. For those of you new to this particular rating...

July 16, 2012

Listen: 'Burning of Atlanta' Legacies

Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. A new marker now stands at the site where Union General William T. Sherman ordered what’s known as the “Burning of Atlanta.”...

April 11, 2011