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I had no idea how beloved James Brown was in Georgia until I saw the entire floor they had dedicated to his legendary work. I stayed at the gorgeous Partridge Inn during my stay and was humbled by a few of the dated photograph
The Augusta Museum of History presents the 5th annual Night at the Museum, a fundraiser that supports the Museum's preservation and exhibition efforts.
Come experience an evening of mystery and wonder at Augusta's very own Night at the Museum, where history comes to life!
Specially trained security guards equipped with flashlights will lead groups through the darken museum galleries to meet ten historical characters from the regions past, such as Tom Watson, John Bartram, Ama...nda America Dickson, James U. Jackson, Lucy Craft Laney, and Stephen Vincent Benet to name a few. In addition, Deanna Brown Thomas, will present through a special dialog the legacy of her Dad, the Godfather of Soul! We promise visitors will be entertained and enlightened with the people they meet.
Beverages and light hors d'oeuvres will be offered before and after their trek through time.
Classic Cabaret Ticket - $100 (Children's ticket - $10, Military - $50)
Specially priced tickets are available for children aged 6-13 and Military (Classic Cabaret only). Military discount tickets are only available for purchase at the Museum with valid ID.
Two performance times: 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Tickets are available online through Eventbrite, can be purchased at the Museum, or over the phone at 706-722-8454.
There is a limited number of tickets available so purchase them now before its too late!
Local Legends: Susan Still
Children will visit the Local Legends Exhibit and learn about astronaut, Susan Still. Then they'll create model space shuttles!
The Augusta Museum of History is offering Monday at the Museum for young children, between 2-6 years old, with a different theme each month....
Sessions begins at 10 am. First come first serve up to 20 children per session. A child must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $4.00 per child/ $2 for a member's child.
Register by emailing Education Coordinator Harvee White at email@example.com
In three days!!!! The Younger Chemists Committee will be at the Augusta Museum of History on Sunday, January 28th! Come join YCC for educational and fun experiments about chemistry, art, and history. A Sunday Fun-day for the entire family!
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At the height of the last ice age, the first people to explore the Americas and mastodons occupied a location in the Aucilla River valley today known as Page-Ladson.
John Ladson, whose family owns the property on which the renowned pre-clovis Page-Ladson site is located, will discuss 14,500 years of Aucilla River basin history including stone tools and mastodon bones excavated from a submerged undisturbed geological context....
He will also cover the events that led up to the discovery of Page-Ladson, thirty years of excavations at the site, and the future of offshore archaeology and related technologies.
The Younger Chemists Committee will be at the Augusta Museum of History on Sunday, January 28th! Come join YCC for educational and fun experiments about chemistry, art, and history. A Sunday Fun-day for the entire family!
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Augusta Museum of History! Here, Ms. Barbara Gant poses with a picture of her 6 year old self. In 1964, Ms. Gant made history when she became the first African American to attend an all-white Richmond County Public School. She recalls that’s the time she didn’t know she was making history, she was just going to school. #mlkjrday #augustamuseumofhistory #celebrateblackhistory
This first session of Brown Bag for the year will be given by Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, an Augusta University Historian and Director for the Study of Georgia History. Dr. Caldwell will give an overview of the evolution of business development in the River Region.
The Brown Bag History Series is an educational lecture series provided monthly by the Augusta Museum of History, and is an ideal lunch-time break for downtown professionals, retirees, and students. The lectures are free to Museum members and $3 for non-members. Participants should bring their own lunch,the Museum will only be providing beverages. Lunch can begin as early as 11:30 a.m.; the lecture runs from 12:30-1:00 p.m and is followed by a question and answer session.
For more info: http://www.augustamuseum.org/BrownBag