The society’s research library — the Adamson Library, 1109 Broad St., Augusta — will be open special hours that weekend, 10 a.m.-5 p. m. Friday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Check the website for regular hours or call 706-722-4073.
The society has a lot of books related to Augusta and Richmond County for sale, as well as some on other subjects.
Asian Pacific heritage
The Aug. 14 Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn seminar will feature Tricia Sung of the Asian Pacific American Historical Society of Atlanta talking about Asian Pacific heritage and where you can learn more about research in that area. Check facebook.com/APAHS for more information on the society.
The seminar will be at noon and is free; bring your own lunch. The Georgia Archives in Morrow is open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays for research. The Georgia Archives Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Georgia-Archives/273195772785138 has updates on the latest records processed and events.
For further information, call 678-364-3710 or go to georgiaarchives.org.
Georgia historical markers app
The Georgia Historical Society in Savannah has developed a mobile app for smartphones and other devices allowing you to locate historical markers.
This free app can be downloaded via the Google Play store. For more information, go to georgiahistory.com and search for "marker app."
The website contains a lot of information for teachers as well as access to the society’s historical manuscript collections.