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In Georgia History

Henry Grady Statue Dedicated

A bronze statue of Henry Grady was dedicated in front of city hall at the corner of Marietta and Forsyth Streets in downtown Atlanta. Grady’s daughter unveiled the statue of her father in ceremonies attended by 25,000 onlookers. Principal speaker...
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In Their Own Words

Stephens Put in Charge of Militia

James Oglethorpe (the General) put William Stephens in command of the northern part of the Georgia colonial militia on this day: “…In the Evening, having observed that in Times past Disputes had frequently arisen among the Constables and other Officers,...
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