Today, August 28...

In Georgia History

50th Anniversary of “I Have a Dream” Speech

Former President Jimmy Carter, along with a host of other dignitaries, spoke at ceremonies commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which culminated with Dr. Martin Luther King’s now legendary “I Have a Dream” speech.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Sick Soldier Told Wife Not to Worry

A Georgia soldier in Virginia wrote home to his wife that he was very sick, but hoped she wouldn’t worry about him. “…I have been sick with fever for about two weeks. I was taken very suddenly. I was sent...
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In Their Own Words

John Wesley Got Lost

In his journal entry for this day, John Wesley recorded a slight problem he encountered following a visit to the new Fort Frederica. Presumably from the southern end of St. Simons Island, Wesley and a guide traveled by foot to...
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