The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.
News and Events
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Due to the inclement weather, the Cotton Ball has been moved to Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street. Admission is by current, renewing, or new membership with Historic Augusta and can be purchased at the event tonight.
The front porch of the Joseph R. Lamar Boyhood Home is currently under construction. Our office will be open while the project progresses. Please use the back entrance to Historic Augusta’s offices in the meantime. Thank you for your patience as we complete much-needed repairs.
Periodic updates are available online through The Preservationist, Historic Augusta’s e-Publication. Be sure to subscribe for future updates.
The Penny Savings Bank Building Address: 1144 James Brown Boulevard Owner: Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority History and Significance: The Penny Savings Loan and Investment Company was incorporated September 10, 1910 by several prominent African American businessmen in Augusta. The … Read more
Old Engine Company No. 7 Address: 2163 Central Avenue Owner: Augusta Richmond County History and Significance: Construction began on the Engine Company No. 7 building in 1913 and work was completed in 1914 at a cost of $12,599 and placed … Read more