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February 2017 Programs - History Month in Georgia

The Funk Heritage Center is participating in the statewide Georgia History Festival sponsored by the Georgia Historical Society. Three excellent programs are scheduled during "Georgia History Month" held annually around the anniversary of the founding of the Colony of Georgia on February 12, 1733. The public is invited to all of these programs. Admission is $10, $5 for members and RU faculty, staff and students. Make reservations by calling 770-720-5967. See the information below for details concerning each program.

February 7, Author Dr. William Rawlings

Controversial History: The Political Nature of Reconstruction from 1865-1877 

Dr. Rowlings returns to discuss the years following the Civil War. Known as the Reconstruction Era, historians continue to debate this period.                                                                                                                                           

                                       February 14, Author George Lamplugh                                            

              The News from Cherokee: Elias Boudinot and the Cherokee Phoenix 1828                                            

Dr. Lamplugh looks at the Cherokee removal controversy in Georgia through the eyes of Boudinot and columns from the newspaper he founded and edited.

February 21, Editor Dan Roper, Georgia Backroads Magazine  

                                                         James Vann: A Man Feared by Many and Loved by Few

Learn about this influential Cherokee leader who along with Major Ridge and Charles R. Hicks, led the Upper Towns of East Tennessee and North Georgia.