As of October 2018, the GeorgiaInfo website is no longer being maintained and updated.

Today, August 13...

In Georgia History

Frederica Name Chosen

In London, the Georgia Trustees voted to name the new settlement near the mouth of the Altamaha River “Frederica” in honor of Prince Frederick, oldest son of King George II, providing he would approve of their action.
Continue reading »

In Their Own Words

“Famine and Want” Follow Army

William King of Cobb County wrote in his diary of a pleasant guard he had been assigned, and what an army meant to the crops in its vicinity. “Pleasant day today. My guard called again today, anxious to return to...
Continue reading »