State Historic Preservation Office

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for implementing the national preservation program in Georgia.
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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