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Lighthouses of Georgia

Lighthouses of Georgia

Notable Buildings & Structures

When British general James Oglethorpe landed on Georgia’s coast in 1733, he realized that the success of his new colony, Savannah, depended largely on its establishment and development as a commercial port. Only three years…

Early Victorian Architecture

Early Victorian Architecture

Overview

In the forty-five years from 1850 to 1895, architecture in Georgia advanced from simple Greek revival forms to the massive steel-frame skyscraper. In between, architects and builders used a myriad of styles as the state…

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

1934-2021

“Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron, a player for the Atlanta Braves, hit 755 home runs, a record that stood unchallenged until 2007, during his twenty-three-year career in major league baseball. Aaron’s other records include career runs…

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Georgia Guidestones

Georgia Guidestones

Sites & Museums
William McIntosh

William McIntosh

Colonial Figures

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Sea Island

Sea Island

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Alice Walker

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Special Exhibitions

On the Stump:  What Does It Take to Get Elected in Georgia?

On the Stump: What Does It Take to Get Elected in Georgia?

An exhibition that invites you to step into the shoes of a candidate and onto the campaign trail.

Food, Power, and Politics: The Story of School Lunch

Food, Power, and Politics: The Story of School Lunch

The National School Lunch Program affects millions of students and has a connection to nearly every U.S. family.

Content Collections

Art Across Georgia

Art Across Georgia

Georgia has much to offer in the realm of the visual arts

Georgia’s State Art Collection

Georgia’s State Art Collection

The full collection of works from Georgia’s State Art Collection, including drawings, etchings, mixed-media pieces, and more.

From Colony to Statehood

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to share the Georgia Open History Library, an open access library featuring nearly fifty scholarly volumes that provide a detailed portrait of early Georgia and its diverse inhabitants.

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