The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.
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Please join Historic Augusta for the annual Dr. Edward J. Cashin Memorial Woodrow Wilson Lecture, to be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6 p.m. This year’s distinguished guest speaker will be Dr. Paul A. Cimbala, Professor of History at Fordham University in New York. Refreshments will follow Dr. Cimbala’s presentation. Dr. Cimbala will present “When the War was Almost Over: The Freedmen’s Bureau, Veterans and Defining Union Victory in Reconstruction in Georgia, 1865-1870“.
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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