GHS receives gift to establish Civil Rights icon…

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society received funds to establish an endowment fund in memory of Civil Rights crusader. Release: The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) recently received a $25,000 gift to establish a named endowment…

U.S. Airlines pilot’s estate bequest funds to GHS

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society received a generous gift of $500,000 from the estate of a former United States Airlines pilot. Release: The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce a generous bequest of…

GHS inducts historian as Distinguished Teaching Fellow

Photo: Members of Vince Dooley’s family attended the event to present the honor to Annette Gordon-Reed. (Photo Credit: Georgia Historical Society) SAVANNAH - The GHS inducts Pulitzer Prize-winning historian as the 2022 Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished…

SCLC recognized with historical marker

ATLANTA - A new historical marker was dedicated to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by the Georgia Historical Society. Release: The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) unveiled a new historical marker recognizing the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)…

CCU faculty member given best article award

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society announces the John C. Inscoe Award was given to Dr. Kevin Kokomoor for best article in the GHQ. Release: The Georgia Historical Society has announced that Dr. Kevin Kokomoor…

GA Historical Society publicly displays U.S. Constitution

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society will host a free open house event displaying Abraham Baldwin's copy of the U.S. Constitution. Release: The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will publicly display Abraham Baldwin’s draft copy of…

Georgia Historical Society unveils new marker

Photo: The Honorable Edna Jackson, Georgia House of Representatives and former Mayor of Atlanta gave the keynote address at the Savannah Beach Wade-Ins historical marker unveiling. (Photo credit: Georgia Historical Society) SAVANNAH - A new…

New Civil Rights Trail historical marker dedication

Photo: “NAACP Tybee Island Wade-in.” 1960. W. W. Law Photograph Collection. Courtesy of City of Savannah Municipal Archives. SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new Civil Rights Trail historical marker to honor…