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In Georgia History

State Soil Conservation Committee Created

Gov. E.D. Rivers signed an act of the General Assembly providing for state soil conservation districts in order to protect farm and grazing lands from erosion from wind and water caused by improper farming and other land-use practices. To administer...
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In Their Own Words

One Happy Event and One Tragic Event Recorded

Johann Martin Boltzius was the religious leader of the Salzburgers who emigrated to Georgia in 1734; he kept a journal of their settlement. On this day he recorded one happy event - the naming of their settlement, then one tragic...
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