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Publications
of Athens Historical Society

Oconee Hill Cemetery of Athens, Georgia, Volume I
                                                      $55.00 + S&H
The long-awaited annotated volume of interments in the Old Section of Athens' historic Oconee Hill Cemetery by Charlotte Thomas Marshall has been reprinted!

A Postcard History of Athens, Georgia                       $30.00

Taken from the extensive collection of Gary Doster, a life-long student of Athens history, this popular book contains not only picture postcards, but informative narratives about them. A truly unusual history of Athens, it features views of the UGA campus, other schools, churches, private homes and residential streets, downtown scenes and buildings used by business and industry - all showing how things used to be.

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, Cemeteries           $30.00 (limited quantity)
Grave markers in more than 130 cemeteries and family burying grounds were cataloged in this 1999 book, with a full-name index, driving directions, and maps. This volume does not include Oconee Hill Cemetery, or the modern memorial parks, Athens Memory Gardens, East Lawn Memorial Cemetery, or Evergreen Memorial Park.

Papers of the Athens Historical Society, Vol. I (reprint)   $10.00
The first volume of papers was issued in 1964, reprinted 2008, and contains articles about the earliest history of Athens, connections between Athens and Savannah 1800-1900, early Republicans in Athens and Clarke County, the settlement of Scull Shoals, and the brothers Tom (T.R.R.) and Howell Cobb and the Secession Movement in Georgia.

Papers of the Athens Historical Society, Vol. II        $10.00

Articles about the houses of Athens in the 1820s, early water-powered industries in the area, the architecture of Daniel Pratt, the story of the painting in the UGA Chapel, a history of Cook & Brother Armory, and black journalists of Athens are included in this volume.

 

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Postcard History of Athens

A Postcard History of Athens, Georgia
by Gary L. Doster
makes a great gift for
anyone who loves Athens!

 

Thanks to the overwhelming response to this new book, a second printing is now available! Order now while supplies last!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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