History

Historic Augusta membership party will be at Overton April 23

By Staff Report · 07 Apr 2024 · 0

Historic Augusta’s annual membership party will be held at a historic home in Summerville on April 23.

New exhibition highlights unique Augusta women’s group

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 09 Mar 2024 · Comments Off on New exhibition highlights unique Augusta women’s group

A exhibition honoring the legacy of Rosa T. Beard and the Debutante Club she founded in 1963 opens with a reception on March 17 at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History.

Sacred music concert to benefit stained glass window restoration

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 23 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Sacred music concert to benefit stained glass window restoration

The Church of the Most Holy Trinity is raising funds for restoration of its stained glass windows.

Historic homes share Christmas past in candlelight tours

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 26 Nov 2023 · Comments Off on Historic homes share Christmas past in candlelight tours

Two historic sites in downtown Augusta will take guests back in time to holiday seasons of yesteryear on Dec. 1-2.

Augusta’s old First Baptist and Martinez’s Cedar Grove listed as ‘places in peril’ by state agency

By Staff Report · 15 Nov 2023 · Comments Off on Augusta’s old First Baptist and Martinez’s Cedar Grove listed as ‘places in peril’ by state agency

Two area sites have made the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s “Places in Peril” list.

Historic Augusta issues annual Endangered Properties List

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 25 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Historic Augusta issues annual Endangered Properties List

Erick Montgomery had a sinking sense of deja vu when planning this year’s Endangered Properties List.

Meadow Garden uncovers new details amid preservation projects

By Rakiyah Lenon · 22 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Meadow Garden uncovers new details amid preservation projects

Meadow Garden is undergoing a renovation. The house museum was the home of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

In pictures: Colonial Times: A Day to Remember

By Mike Adams · 21 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on In pictures: Colonial Times: A Day to Remember

Scenes from Saturday’s Colonial Times: A Day to Remember.

Column: Walk with the Spirits to benefit Historic Augusta

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 15 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Column: Walk with the Spirits to benefit Historic Augusta

Publisher Charmain Z. Brackett will be one of the eight spirits in Historic Augusta’s Walk with the Spirits Tour Oct. 20 and 21.

Second edition of ‘The Story of Edgefield’ published

By Staff Report · 17 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on Second edition of ‘The Story of Edgefield’ published

The Edgefield County Historical Society has released the second edition of an Edgefield County history book.

Sneak a peek at ‘Behind the Scenes’ at the Augusta Museum of History in September

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 07 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on Sneak a peek at ‘Behind the Scenes’ at the Augusta Museum of History in September

The Augusta Museum of History offers a look into its archives through the Behind the Scenes program.

Have ‘Tea with Mrs. Wilson’ and immerse yourself in Augusta history

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 27 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Have ‘Tea with Mrs. Wilson’ and immerse yourself in Augusta history

‘Tea with Mrs. Wilson’ gives a unique glimpse into the life of a president at his boyhood home.

Johnson student creates museum dedicated to school’s history

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 01 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Johnson student creates museum dedicated to school’s history

A recent A.R. Johnson Health Science Engineering Magnet School graduate paid tribute to his school by creating a museum.

Augusta Museum of History marks Juneteenth with program

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Jun 2023 · Comments Off on Augusta Museum of History marks Juneteenth with program

Activities at the Augusta Museum of History celebrated Juneteenth on June 17.