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Winner of two 2013 Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

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

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December 17, 1903

Erskine Caldwell

His novels captured the desperation of poverty in Georgia and seared that image into the American psyche.

Erskine Caldwell was born in Coweta County ...
December 19, 1776

Thomas Paine

In 1776, Georgia patriots, like other Americans during the Revolution, battled not only the British, but demoralization when things went badly…. Or, in the wo...