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.
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.
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.
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.
A new smart phone app will give tourists at the Augusta Canal a closer look at a Civil War factory. Visitors can look through their phone’s camera view finder to see buildings that haven’t stood in more than a century.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is placing Charleston on a first-of-its-kind "Watch List" because of cruise ship tourism. The Trust says, Charleston could harm its historic character if it doesn't consider how cruise tourism changes a city's society and culture. Savannah wants to follow Charleston in luring cruise lines.