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This Week in GeorgiaGov: State History

Georgia in the Olympics

August 11, 2016

We're about a week into the 2016 Games! It's been 20 years since the Atlanta Olympics. Take a look at how hosting this international event has effected our capital city, and see which of this year's U.S. competitors are from Georgia.

Extend Your Research with the Georgia Archives

August 2, 2016

The Georgia Archives is a valuable resource provided by the University System of Georgia. Get a behind the scenes look at some processes and programs.

Georgia's History in July

July 5, 2016

From battles to crazy weather to the Declaration of Independence, July is an important month in American and Georgian history.

Life and Legacy of Mattiwilda Dobbs: The Power of Song

February 25, 2016

Learn how Mattiwilda Dobbs traveled the world, touching millions of people with her musical abilities.

Remembering a Civil Rights Leader

February 18, 2016

Julian Bond worked to make Georgia's future better. See how his legacy continues today.

Georgia Facts [Infographic]

February 16, 2016

Brush up on your Georgia facts!

October History in Georgia

October 1, 2015

Brush up on your Georgia trivia as you learn about some exciting things that happened in October.

Gladys Knight Honored by Her Home State

June 11, 2015

Gladys Knight graced the halls of our State Capitol in downtown Atlanta as we honored the success of a lovely and inspirational woman.

Women's History Month: Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930)

March 17, 2015

Georgia boasts putting the first woman in the U.S. Senate. Well, at least for a day.

Women's History Month: Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927)

March 4, 2015

At the turn of the 20th century, one woman saw the need for preparing young girls for the progressive world. One strong, independent, stubborn woman helped change history.