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Tour of Historical Churches

Date(s): 10/26/2014

October 26, 2014. 12:00 - 5:00

12 churches in downtown Augusta, GA
On Sunday, October 26, 12 churches in downtown Augusta will open their doors for visitors to take a walk through their churches and through history. The participating churches are all listed in the National Register of Historic Places and represent many firsts for the community as well as their denominations. While each church is proud of its individual history and historical buildings, the goal of the tour is to highlight the impact these institutions have had on Augusta over the past 200 years.The tour is self-guided and tour maps can be picked up at any of the participating churches or downloaded from the Historic Augusta website, historicaugusta.org.
Anne Barton, Tour of Historical Churches Planning Committee Chairman, 706.722.8373, stjamesunitedmethodist50@gmail.com

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Beyond the Gravestone: Hammond Cemetery Tour

Date(s): 10/25/2014

Saturday, October 25th | 5pm

Redcliffe Plantation SHS Visitor Center / 181 Redcliffe Rd. / Beech Island, SC 29842
Tour the historic Hammond Cemetery (Beech Island Cemetery) in Beech Island, SC. The program will begin at Redcliffe Plantation's historic mansion to learn about the death of SC Governor James Henry Hammond and will then follow the route of his mourners to the family cemetery. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the death of SC Gov. James Henry Hammond.
Dress for the outdoors - comfortable walking shoes (closed-toed) recommended.
Reservations required.Cost is $8/adult, $5/ages 6-16.

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Vote Like its 1842!

Date(s): 11/1/2014, 11/2/2014, 11/3/2014

Saturday, November 1st - Monday, November 3rd | 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Redcliffe Plantation SHS Visitor Center / 181 Redcliffe Rd. / Beech Island, SC 29842
Join Redcliffe Plantation SHS's regularly scheduled 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm house tours and learn more about the SC gubernatorial election of 1842. Learn trivia and history about all of South Carolina's 116 governors. Vote for your favorite 1842 candidate and see if Redcliffe's own James Henry Hammond wins the ballot! $5/Adults, $4/Ages 6-16, $3/SC Seniors Call ahead if interested in the 11 am tour - may be cancelled some days for school programs.

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