Happy 20th Anniversary!

Since its launch on September 21, 1995, GALILEO, Georgia's Virtual Library, has been providing the state's citizens with the best access to high quality educational resources. Check out a timeline of GALILEO's history, including its partnership with the New Georgia Encyclopedia, and watch this video celebrating its many accomplishments over the last twenty years!
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Lighthouses of Georgia

When British general James Oglethorpe landed on Georgia's coast in 1733, he realized that the success of his new colony,

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Thomas Brewer (1894-1956)

Thomas Brewer, an African American physician, spearheaded the drive for racial equality in Columbus from the 1920s until his assassin

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870)

In 1835 Augustus Baldwin Longstreet published Georgia's first important literary work, Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc.

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