2016 Brown Bag History Lecture Series

The Brown Bag History Series is an educational lecture series provided monthly by the Augusta Museum of History, and is an ideal lunch-time break for downtown professionals, retirees, and students. The lectures are free to Museum members and $3 for non-members. Participants should bring their own lunch,the Museum will only be providing beverages. Lunch can begin as early as 11:30 a.m.; the lecture runs from 12:30-1:00 p.m and is followed by a question and answer session.

Distinctive Communities of the River Region

2017 Dates:

January 11, 2017
The Distinctive Communities of the River Region, An Overview
Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, AU Historian and Director for the Study of Georgia History

February 8, 2017
Edgefield, A Unique Town and County
Bettis C. Rainsford, Rainsford Development Corporation

March 8, 2017
Aiken, Yesterday and Today
Brenda Baratto,
Executive Director, Aiken County Historical Museum

April 12, 2017
What Makes North Augusta So Special
Milledge Murray, President, North Augusta Heritage Council

May 10, 2017
The Evolution of Augusta
Bill Kirby, Augusta Chronicle

June 14, 2017
Beech Island-Agriculture and Industry
Elizabeth Laney, Park Interpreter, Redcliffe Plantation

July 12, 2017
Bill Morris, Commissioner, Columbia County

September 13, 2017
Jesse Stone and Ben Palmer

October 11, 2017
Elizabeth Vance, Director, CVB McDuffie County

November 8, 2017
The River Region in the AMH's Collection
Lauren Virgo, Registrar, Augusta Museum of History

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