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The mission of Historic Augusta, Inc. is to preserve historically or architecturally significant sites in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.

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Goodale House News Click here for an update as of August 19, 2014

Saint Paul's Church

Walk with the Spirits
October 11 and 12, 2014, 1:30 pm-4:10 pm
Join us on our 8th annual historic cemetery tour where notable “spirits” come to life.  The tour will take place at Saint Paul’s Cemetery, 605 Reynolds Street.  Tours begin every 20 minutes and last approximately 45 minutes.  Advanced reservations are recommended.  Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students age 5-18, and $10 per person for groups of 10 or more.  To purchase tickets or for more information, call Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436 or follow this link.

Leonidas Polk: Confederate Fighting Bishop
October 10, 2014, 7 pm
Historic Augusta will host “Leonidas Polk: Confederate Fighting Bishop” at Saint Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds Street.  The event commemorates the 150th anniversary of the funeral and burial of Bishop-General Leonidas Polk at Saint Paul’s Church in Augusta, Georgia.  Remarks will be given by Polk biographer Dr. Glenn Robbins and Rector of Saint Paul’s Church The Reverend George Muir.  The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.  Support is provided in part by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.  For more information, or to RSVP, call Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436.  

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Downtown Augusta Church Tour
October 26, 2014, noon-5 pm
Fourteen downtown Augusta churches are partnering to host a tour of churches on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from noon until 5 pm.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information about the tour and a list of participating churches, click here.

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Endangered Properties

Old First Baptist Church for front cover
2014 — Old First Baptist Church »

Old First Baptist Church Address: 802 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance:  Built in 1902 by William F. Denny, this building is a fine example of the Beaux-Arts style and features many characteristics indicative of the style including … Read more

527 Telfair Antebellum Court House Annex
Antebellum Courthouse Annex c.1865 »

SAVED!!  Historic Augusta is pleased that the revised site plan for the new IT building will no longer include the total demolition of the Antebellum Courthouse Annex building. Only the northern additions will be removed, leaving the main building intact. … Read more

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Properties for Sale

29 Broad Street
The Summerall House, 29 Broad Street »

$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

Former Davidson School, 1114 Telfair Street
Former Davidson School Building, 1102 Telfair Street »

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

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