The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.
News and Events
Our latest Endangered Properties List for 2015 was revealed November 18, 2014. Here is the latest newsletter with all the properties mentioned at the press conference and status updates from prior years.
Historic Augusta’s Annual Meeting will take place at the Augusta Country Club, 655 Milledge Road, on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm. The business meeting, which follows a reception, will include: annual reports, election of officers and trustees, and Preservation Awards. RSVP to Historic Augusta, Inc. at 706-724-0436.
Civil War First Ladies Lecture
December 7, 2014, 2 pm
The public is invited to a lecture entitled “Civil War First Ladies: Mary Todd Lincoln and Varina Howell Davis” at 415 Seventh Street on Sunday, December 7 at 2 pm. Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, director of the Center for the Study of Georgia History at Georgia Regents University, will present the 45 minute talk. Refreshments and tours of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, located at 419 Seventh Street, will follow. Admission is $10 per person with all proceeds benefitting the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson. For reservations and information, call Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436.
Goodale House News Click here for an update as of August 19, 2014
Perkins-Cullum House Address: 510 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: This large residential home was built circa 1901 by Henry C. Perkins, who was president of Perkins Manufacturing Company and Augusta Sash and Door. Mr. Perkins was … Read more
Woolworth Department Store Address: 802 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: The Woolworth Building located at the corner of Broad and Seventh Streets was built in 1939 and was one of America’s best known retailers. Three storefronts … Read more
Properties for Sale
Constructed in 1933 by Scroggs and Ewing, this Art Moderne style building was named in honor of John Sheldon Davidson, who is considered the father of public education in Richmond County. The building has been vacant since 1997 when it … Read more
$40,000 The Summerall House was constructed c. 1917 as a single family residence. It is a contributing resource to the Olde Town Local Historic District and is an American Four Square style with a large wrap around porch and hipped … Read more