Wed., August 28, 2013 8:00am
Many Georgians now in positions of power attended the 1963 March on Washington 50 years ago today. Their memories are as diverse as they are. In Savannah, Mayor Edna Jackson sees a direct link between the march and what she now does as her daily job.
Tue., August 27, 2013 1:00am
The deadliest storm in Georgia history struck the state 120 years ago Tuesday. The 1893 hurricane killed about 2,000 people. But it also was one of the last big storms to hit Georgia. A forecaster says most coastal residents today have no memory of what a similar storm could do.
Mon., August 26, 2013 8:53am
At the nation marks 50 years since the March on Washington, it's worth taking time to note the foot soldiers who fought for change locally. In coastal Brunswick, the story of how the city integrated -- peacefully and with little notice until after the fact -- is not well known. GPB presents this archive story from 2008.
Wed., July 17, 2013 3:10pm
A Savannah historian and author is turning Colonial Georgia history 180 degrees. Paul Pressly argues that America's 13th Colony had more in common with the Caribbean than with other British outposts in North America. He details differences and similarities between Savannah and Charleston.
Thu., April 12, 2012 9:59am
On April 12, 1862, during the Civil War, Union volunteers led by James J. Andrews stole a Confederate locomotive near Marietta, Georgia on a mission to sabotage as much of the rail line as they could.
Fri., February 17, 2012 7:41am
It took less then three years to construct a building that holds centuries of history. The Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia opened Friday in Athens. This is a building history fans will want to investigate.
Fri., October 28, 2011 12:11pm
The Savannah College of Art and Design is showing off its latest renovation project, its largest to date. The college, known for rehabilitating about 80 buildings in Savannah, has unveiled the newly expanded SCAD Museum of Art. A remarkable structure blending modern and historic details, it houses much of the college's impressive collection.