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

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April 17, 1917

World War I in Georgia

When America entered World War I, Georgia entered a new era in which the military began to loom large in our state.

In 1917, Georgia already had fiv...
May 24, 1819

SS Savannah

It was the first steamship in the world to cross the Atlantic.

The steamship Savannah was built in 1818 in New York as a sailing packet but w...