Alethia Nowell will deliver Wednesday's lecture in the Augusta Museum of History's monthly brown bag history series.
Her topic will be the early years of the Academy of Richmond County. Mrs. Nowell retired from Richmond Academy in 1989 after 17 years of service.
The noon lectures are free to museum members but cost $3 for nonmembers, and reservations are required. The museum provides beverages and dessert. For reservations, call (706) 722-8454 by Monday.