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Constructed between 1956 and 1958, this nine-story marble clad building was constructed to house the courts and offices of both the City of Augusta and Richmond County. The building replaced the 1820 Federal style courthouse that sat directly behind it until 1958.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
I could make out most of the inscription.
"Young, Lovely, Innocent
Their joy, their pride
She cost her friends no ____
Until she died"
Saturday, May 21, 2011
In this cemetery are buried the following eminent Georgians:
JOHN MILLEDGE (1757-1818), Revolutionary officer, Congressman, Governor (1802-1806). He gave the land on which the University of Georgia is built.
GEORGE WALKER CRAWFORD (1798-1872), lawyer, legislator, Congressman, Governor (1843-1847), Secretary of War under President Zachary Taylor, President of the State Secession Convention (1861).
CHARLES JONES JENKINS (1805-1883), lawyer, jurist, legislator, State Senator, Governor (1865-1868). Removed from office by Gen. Meade, he hid the State Seal, records and funds until Governor James Milton Smith was inaugurated in 1872.
ALFRED CUMMING (1802-1873) Superintendent of Indian Affairs on upper Missouri, appointed by President Buchanan first Governor of Territory of Utah (1857-1861) during the “Mormon War.” He retired from office when Georgia seceded from the Union.
JOSEPH RUCKER LAMAR (1857-1916), lawyer, legislator, jurist, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1911-1916). He compiled “The Code of the State of Georgia.”
THOMAS CUMMING (1765-1834), the first “intendant” (Mayor) of Augusta (1798). He gave the land for the cemetery.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Symphony Orchesta Augusta outdoor concert inside. Fortunately, the storm clouds passed and the concert proceeded as scheduled. The program consisted of works by Francis Scott Key, Leroy Anderson, Igor Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky. Featured artist, Niki Haris sang jazz standards and broadway tunes. All in all, it was a very pleasant evening.Weather threatened to drive last night's
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Saturday, May 14, 2011
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Sunday, May 8, 2011
The Church is a classic example of the Early Romanesque Revival style of church architecture, with smooth, broad exterior wall surfaces. The cornerstone was laid July 19, 1857 and the building was consecrated April 12, 1863. The front part of the building is divided into three sections marked by piers. The left section is a tower of three stories. The right section is a bell tower of three levels with a belfry and spire above the third level.
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Monday, May 2, 2011
Augusta's historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center was the focus for classic southern gardening during its 20th annual Garden Festival this weekend. Visitors experienced the finest examples of garden and floral displays with opportunnities to buy unique plants, shop at the marketplace, learn from garden experts and tour extraordinary private gardens.
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Click here to view thumbnails for all participants in the City Daily Photo Theme Day.Somewhat in keeping with today's theme...the box I use to contain the clutter on my desk. For more
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