Today, June 25...

In Georgia History

National Hockey League Awarded Franchise to Atlanta

The National Hockey League officially awarded a National Hockey League franchise to Atlanta’s Ted Turner, who announced his new team would be known as the “Thrashers” in recognition of Georgia’s state bird, the Brown Thrasher. The Thrashers were Atlanta’s second...
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In Their Own Words

No More Gray Uniforms

In her journal, Eliza Frances Andrews continued to express her depression over the South’s loss of the Civil War: “June 25, Sunday. I feel like Garnett [her brother] looks - in a chronic state of ennui. Poor fellow, he is...
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