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Upcoming Symposium at Georgia Archives: “Roads, Rails, and Rivers”

Upcoming Symposium: Roads, Rails, and Rivers: The History of Transportation in Georgia

The Georgia Archives invites you to attend our annual history symposium, “Roads, Rails, and Rivers: The History of Transportation in Georgia,” on Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Archives. The symposium celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Georgia Department of Transportation and will feature historians from area universities and institutions speaking about the history of road building, GDOT, streetcars, MARTA, and the historic preservation program at GDOT. There will also be an exhibit featuring transportation records from the Georgia Archives as well as a GDOT traveling exhibit.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaArchives.org. We hope that you will be able to join us on April 23!

Flyer for upcoming symposium at the Georgia Archives.

A tour of the Georgia Archives will be offered from 3-4 pm. Pre-registration for the tour is required. To register email becky.sherman@usg.edu or call (678) 364-3745.