The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.
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Save the Date
Walk with the Spirits will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16, 2016 at historic Summerville Cemetery at the corner of Johns and Cumming Roads. Guided walking tours will be led by a “spirit” in period costume. Tours begin every 20 minutes from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. and last approximately 45 minutes. Advance reservations are requested and are $15 for adults, $10 for students age 5-18, or $10 per person for groups of 10 or more. This event will take place rain or shine and is not recommended for children under age 5. Call (706) 724-0436 to reserve today!
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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
Properties for Sale
$59,000 This Queen Anne home was built in the 1890s by Patrick H. Rice, a leading citizen and Catholic layman who served on many committees for the betterment of the Augusta community. This is a fine example of this architectural … Read more
For Sale by Owner $180,000 0.43 acres, 18,731 ft2 Old First Baptist Church was listed to Historic Augusta’s Endangered Properties List for 2014. Historic Augusta is currently working with the owner to find a preservation minded buyer who will rehabilitate and … Read more