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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17RI_original-augusta-common-1736_Augusta-GA.html
Common - " ... a large void space which will be useful for a thousand purposes, and among the rest, as being airy and affording a fine prospect of the town in drawing near to it" ???—Sir Robert Montgomery, 1717 Providing a common area is…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17JM_colonial-augusta_Augusta-GA.html
"The settlement of Augusta is of great service...the Key of all the Indian Countrey"— James Edward Oglethorpe, 1739 James Edward Oglethorpe captured the lucrative Indiantrade for the colony of Georgia, when he founded Augusta in1736. He …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17BA_general-james-edward-oglethorpe_Augusta-GA.html
(South face) General James EdwardOglethorpe1696 - 1785Father of GeorgiaFounder of Augusta (East face) Founder of GeorgiaMember of ParliamentEnglish Prison ReformerMilitary GeneralFriend of the IndiansOpponent of SlaveryTrustee of London …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17B3_james-edward-oglethorpe_Augusta-GA.html
James Edward Oglethorpe was descended from aristocratic English family. As a young man he represented the borough of Haslemere in Parliament, where he ledinquires into prison conditions andbecame interested in social reforms. (Picture included)…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17B0_james-brown-plaza_Augusta-GA.html
Singer, songwriter, musician and one-of-a-kind performer, James Brown has thrilled millions around the world with his hit recordings and electrifying performances. The 1983 Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee, 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15VF_gen-montgomery-c-meigs-u-s-a_Augusta-GA.html
One of two native Georgians who served as generals in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, Montgomery C. Meigs was born here on May 3, 1816, grandson of a University of Georgia president. After graduating from West Point, he oversaw construction of…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15TS_untitled-georgia-railroad-and-banking-company_Augusta-GA.html
2200 feet to the southwest at a place indicated by a marker of the Georgia Historical Commission, Georgia Railroad and Banking Company on May 21, 1837 operated the first railroad in Georgia. It is the oldest railroad in Georgia continuously operat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11N0_the-colonial-church-of-augusta_Augusta-GA.html
"But as Indian Friendship is sometimes precarious, we have built it opposite one of the Curtains of the Fort." Augusta, April 12, 1750 In June 1737, under orders from General James Oglethorpe, Captain Roger Lacy began a musketproof fort of wood…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMX1Q_thankful-baptist-church_Augusta-GA.html
Thankful Baptist Church was founded on April 26, 1840 under the name "Independent" in an area of Augusta known as "Pinched Gut". It was the first daughter church established out of Springfield Baptist Church who emerged from the Silver Bluff Bapti…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMPKA_de-l-aigle-brick-yard_Augusta-GA.html
In 1808, Nicholas de L' Aigle, a Frenchrefugee, established brick yards 1/4 milesouth which furnished Augusta with buildingbrick for 75 years. River clay was "pugged"to the right constency in a cylindrical vat by a stone turned with mule-power and…
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