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Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Methodist

April 28, 1894

Young Harris College

His namesake college in north Georgia is small. Its effect has been anything but.

Young Loftin Harris was born in Elbert County around 1812. He beca...
December 23, 1836

Wesleyan College

Women’s struggle for equality took a major step forward on this day in 1836. The first college in the world to grant degrees to women was chartered in Macon -...
December 02, 1737

John Wesley

John Wesley lost his labor of love when he came to Georgia.

The founder of the Methodist Church was born in England in 1703, becoming a strict man o...
March 09, 1736

Charles Wesley

“Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “Christ the Lord is Risen Today,” “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” are among the greatest hymns ever written. All a...