Augusta History Reader

by Robert A. Mullins



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/25/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781669800613
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781669800620
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781669800637

About the Book

As always, it is a thrilling experience to write about Augusta’s history. Our local history is so rich with interesting stories that weave through time. From Augusta’s beginning as the king’s fort to the founding of Augusta by Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe in 1739, Augusta has gone from a capitol city to a winter playground for wealthy northerners. This history and more brought to life herein. This book is composed of fifty-six chapters or short stories, capitalizing on historic photos that range in time from Augusta’s founding to recent times. It is the intent that these stories are easy and quick reads that will transport the reader through time to vividly experience these historical events.

About the Author

Robert A. Mullins earned his JD from the University of Oregon School of Law (1991), his MA in political science from Emory University (1988), and his BS from Presbyterian College (1986). Mullins is an attorney and associate professor of political science at East Georgia State College. He has written extensively about local history.