The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.
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Celebrate Preservation Month! The 12th Annual Downtown Loft Tour will be Friday, May 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Downtown Loft Tour is a great opportunity to get a look inside private lofts and businesses in the Augusta Downtown Historic District. Tickets are $15 in advance and available from our office at 415 Seventh Street, Mellow Mushroom in Augusta, Aiken, and Evans and State Bank and Trust Company’s Main Branch on Wheeler Road, Evans, and Martinez locations. Ticket prices increase to $20 during the event and will be available at our loft tour headquarters tent outside of Metro Market, 851 Broad Street. Call 706-724-0436 for more information.
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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