Georgia’s founding and colonial period is rich with historical records and resources, found at the Georgia Archives, the University of Georgia’s Hargrett Library, and the Georgia Historical Society, as well as in many published sources.
Protestants in Georgia in 1736 topic of Lunch and Learn
Richard “Bo” Adams, professor at Emory’s Candler School of Theology, will be the February 9 Lunch and Learn speaker at the Georgia Archives. His topic will be: “Two Ships that Sailed to Georgia in 1736: Conversations between the Wesleys, the Moravians, and the Salzburgers.” It focuses on how they influenced each other during the trip. The noon event is free. Bring your own lunch. Go to GeorgiaArchives.org or call 678-364-3710. See visitebenezer.com for more on the Georgia Salzburger Society and the Ebenezer historic site.
Georgia Archives Centennial Tours
The Georgia Archives will begin the celebration of “Georgia Archives, 100 years, Where We Are Now” by hosting a free tour of the facility on the second Saturday of each month, beginning February 10 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.