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Intertwining Gold, Religion and Education - March 22 and 23, 2013 - Reinhardt University, Waleska, Ga.

Intertwining Gold, Religion and
Education in Northern Georgia

Video Presentations

“Waleska as Epicenter: Gold-seeking Methodists & the Development of Emory, Reinhardt & Young Harris Colleges” (featured address by Dr. Kenneth Wheeler)


“Echoes of Cherokee County,” dramatic readings from selected primary historical documents  (produced by Dr. Kevin Crawford, Assistant Professor of English and Theatre, Reinhardt University).


“Emancipation & Education in ‘Them Thar Hills’: Schools & North Georgia After the Civil War” (featured address by Dr. Jennifer Lund Smith)


“Understanding the Intertwinings” Panelists Dr. Jonathan Atkins, Berry College; Dr. Tene Harris Davis, Georgia State University; and Dr. Kenneth H. Wheeler, Reinhardt University will share remarks & answer audience questions.


Georgia Humanities Council
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One of major projects of the GHC is the The New Georgia Encyclopedia, which was developed by the Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the University of Georgia Press, the University System of Georgia/GALILEO, and the Office of the Governor of Georgia. Since 1998 the Council has led the planning and development efforts for the NGE.


This event was supported by the

Georgia Humanities Council

and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia Assembly

RU History Program

History Program