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In Georgia History

Charles Weltner Died

Politician and jurist Charles Weltner died in Atlanta, Georgia. To view an image of Charles Weltner, see the Digital Library of Georgia.
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In Their Own Words

Reaction to Earthquake Recorded in Journal

On this day, the great Charleston Earthquake shook a large area of Georgia. Near Augusta, Gertrude Thomas witnessed the event, as she vividly recorded in her journal ten days later: “… Just then a noise was heard right above my...
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