Today, July 22...

In Georgia History

Duval Won British Open

Though born in Florida, former Georgia Tech golfing great David Duval won the 2001 British Open, with a 10-under-par score. Duval’s victory marked the first time for a Georgia-affiliated golfer to win the British Open since Bobby Jones.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Diary Entry on Death of Son

A Columbus man recorded some sad news in his diary - one of his sons had died in an earlier battle at Resaca. “Since the last entry I made in December, 1863, I have been in feeble health, and overcome...
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In Their Own Words

Salzburgers Enjoyed Watermelon

From Ebenezer, Johann Martin Boltzius wrote of a treat still enjoyed in Georgia today: “The watermelons are a great blessing from God in this hot land, which we enjoy with heartfelt praise for His loving kindness. Whenever we come to...
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