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Volunteer Augusta

I hold a clear memory of walking to school in the fourth grade in our small town of LaJunta, Colorado, entertaining a wide array of big thoughts. 870 more words

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Augusta Cotton Exchange, Circa 1885

National Register of Historic Places

Designed by Enoch William Brown and built during a cotton boom in the mid-1880s, the Augusta Cotton Exchange is one of the most beautiful buildings in the downtown historic district. 27 more words

South Georgia Architecture

Meadow Garden, 1792, Augusta

National Historic Landmark, National Register of Historic Places

Meadow Garden was the last home of George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Walton served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, a Colonel in the First Georgia Militia,  Governor of Georgia (1779-80 & 1789-90), U. 70 more words

South Georgia Architecture

Old Government House, 1801

National Register of Historic Places

The central section of this structure housed the old Richmond County Courthouse, making this the oldest standing courthouse in Georgia. (The oldest in its original form in the 1825 Fayette County Courthouse). 70 more words

South Georgia Architecture

Courthouse Lane Restorations, Augusta

Adjacent to the Old Government House are several raised 19th-century cottages (possibly antebellum). They were moved here to be saved from destruction in the mid-1970s as a pilot program of Historic Augusta, Inc. 17 more words

South Georgia Architecture

Brahe House, 1850, Augusta

National Register of Historic Places

Upon coming to Augusta from Albany, New York, Frederick Adolphus Brahe built this Sand Hills Cottage in the Greek Revival style in 1850. 27 more words

South Georgia Architecture

Ware's Folly, 1818, Augusta

National Register of Historic Places

Perhaps the most famous house in Augusta, the Nicholas Ware House was given its pejorative nickname for its excessive construction costs. 27 more words

South Georgia Architecture