A historical marker on the shoulder of Georgia 203 in Blackshear is the only indication of where 5,000 Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War. Local and state officials believe there is evidence buried at the 35-acre site, and they want an archaeological study to be done.
A new historical marker being placed in a small town near Macon will remind Georgians that Jimi Hendrix played there 42 years ago. The marker being dedicated Sept. 15 celebrates the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival of 1970.
Georgia's oldest city is getting a historical marker that highlights its more recent past — the arrival of the NS Savannah, the world's first nuclear-powered passenger and cargo ship. The city's namesake ship first arrived 50 years ago in 1962.