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Brown Bag History Lecture Series

Brown Bag - Theater | Augusta Museum of History

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.

River Region Communities, Past & Present

2019 Dates

The theme for 2019 Brown Bag Lecture Series is River Region Communities, Past and Present.

January 16, 2019
An Overview of Regional Communities and Neighborhoods
Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, Augusta University Historian and Director for the Study of Georgia History

February 13, 2019
Ellenton, South Carolina, a Community Displaced
Mark Albertin, Videographer

March 13, 2019
Village of Summerville
Jim Garvey, RET. Professor, Augusta University

April 3, 2019
Hammburg, South Carolina
Milledge Murray

May 8, 2019
The Mill Village: Frog Hollow and Harrisburg
Robyn Anderson, Preservation Services Director, Historic Augusta Inc.

June 12, 2019
Hervey M. Cleckley: A Man for All Seasons
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Perry M. Smith

July 10, 2019
Laney Walker/Bethlehem
Corey Rogers, Curator, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

September 11, 2019
Old Town (Pinched Gut)
Jackie Andrews

October 9, 2019
Downtown Augusta
Margaret Woodard, Executive Director, DDA

November 13, 2019
Community in the Museum's Collection
Registrar, Augusta Museum of History

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