AJC Decatur Book Festival

Visit the staff of the New Georgia Encyclopedia during the AJC Decatur Book Festival on September 4-6, 2015! You'll find us at the Humanities Pavilion, along with staff from Georgia Humanities and Foxfire.
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Grand Bay Wetland Education Center

The Robert Patten Grand Bay Wetland Education Center, located ten miles north of

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History of Historic Preservation

Historic preservation officially began in Georgia in the aftermath of World War II (1941-45), when growing prosperity led to new de

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Bryan "Bitsy" Grant (1910-1986)

Bitsy Grant was a champion tennis player from Georgia and the first Georgian to make it to the semifinals of the U.S. Open tournament.

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Vidalia Onions

The Vidalia sweet onion, declared the official state vegetable in 1990, is perhaps the greatest agricultural success story in Georgia's history.

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries