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This Week in GeorgiaGov: State History

Treasures from the Capitol Museum: Richmond Hussars' Flag

August 5, 2014

Join us as we take another peak into the Georgia State Capitol Museum.

Treasures from the Capitol Museum: Miss Freedom

July 28, 2014

A mysterious statue stands on top of a famous Georgia state building. Hundreds of thousands of people see it each day, but what do we actually know about it?

GeorgiaGov Launches About Georgia

May 27, 2014

Learn about the newest feature to Georgia.gov. Feel free to browse through it--you might learn something new about the state of Georgia!

American Indian Burial Site Laws: If I find it, can I keep it?

April 14, 2014

If you find a historical artifact regarding American Indians on your property, is it legally yours?

Black History Month: A Time for Reflection and Continued Progress

February 26, 2014

Every February, our great nation gives pause to honor the impact and contributions of Black Americans in the United States.

Georgia Founded 281 Years Ago Today

February 12, 2014

On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe and more than 100 colonists settled next to the Savannah River becoming the 13th colony of the newly found land known as America.

Visiting the Capitol During the Legislative Session

January 30, 2014

The Georgia Capitol opens its doors to visitors during the annual legislative session.

Georgia Archives Extends Public Hours

July 22, 2013

Starting next week, the Archives will add two additional days to its public hours. Researchers will be able to stop in not only on Fridays and Saturdays but on Wednesdays and Thursdays as well.

New Georgia Encyclopedia Shares Facts & History

July 2, 2013

If ever a tinge of middle school history nostalgia hits you, head over to The New Georgia Encyclopedia for articles on Georgia arts, sports and science.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013

January 18, 2013

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was an integral figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke, engaged others, and preached about justice, empowerment, love and peace.

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