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In Georgia History

Constitutional Convention Convened 1877

In Atlanta, a convention of 185 delegates convened in the Kimball Opera House, then serving as Georgia’s state capitol. Their mission was to complete the “redemption” of Georgia by adopting a new state constitution to replace the Reconstruction-era Constitution of...
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In Their Own Words

Letter from Georgia Patriots

Meeting at Tondee’s Tavern in Savannah, a committee of Georgia’s Provincial Congress composed a letter to royal governor Sir James Wright stating that Georgia would no longer be the weak link among American colonies in opposition to Parliaments attempts to...
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