Today, April 19...

In Georgia History

Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame Established

Georgia Governor Joe Frank Harris signed a bill into law officially establishing the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame to be located at the Museum of Aviation at Robbins Air Force Base in Houston County south of Macon.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Editorial Showed Atlanta was Recovering

The Weekly Intelligencer of Atlanta published an editorial showing that Atlanta was already on its way to recovery from its near destruction at the hands of Union forces under Union General William T. Sherman the previous year.
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In Their Own Words

Journal Entry on Attempted Cultivation of Silk

The following entry from William Stephens’ journal for this day shows the diligent efforts some made at cultivating silk worms, but also hints that the efforts would not be successful: “The care of Feeding Silk Worms was now over, and...
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