For many years after the war, Augustans wondered why Gen. William T. Sherman had ignored Augusta on his famous "March to the Sea."
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson came to Augusta for a campaign speech and was jeered by the crowd.
The intersection of Columbia Road and Louisville Road was called Lucky's Corner after the family who ran the country store and gas station. It was later called Maddox Corner after the new owners. ...
A 1975 photo shows a time when both Columbia County and Columbia Road were getting ready to boom.
Last week we asked readers to share memories of the Bell Auditorium. Here are a few.
You can see many landmarks, both old and new, for the 1960s.
Last week we showed a photo of the Walton Way and 15th Street intersection in the 1960s as the area began to transition into a commercial center. Here is how some of you remembered it and that ...
Many growing up in Augusta in the 1940s and 1950s remember summers at Allen Park, the city's recreational wonderland of water pools, baseball fields and tennis courts.
It is the mid-1970s and Augustans are just getting used to the expansion of the Walton Way-15th Street interchange.
Do you remember? We all have memories of special events there. What are some of yours? Share with an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the photo the edge of the Lamar Building points to a corner store that once was Sears Roebuck, then later Penney's.
This is what Broad Street looks like if you are a bird. Or Batman. This view from three decades ago, looks down from the corner of Lamar Building and takes in the highlights of the 700 block.
Look real close and you can see the late 1950s. This undated aerial photo from The Chronicle's archives looks west over downtown Augusta and shows a city on the verge of change.
One of Sibley Mill's oldest mysteries - a prehistoric fossil nearly eight feet long - is stored in a dusty boiler room building.
The Augusta Canal visitors center at Enterprise Mill got a new name for its 10th birthday, officially becoming the Augusta Canal Discovery Center.
The waters of Georgia's largest lake conceal the legacy of Petersburg -- a lost city that once rivaled Augusta in wealth and prominence.
Vienna, whose remnants lie beneath today's Thurmond Lake, was a tidy Colonial town with its own tailor, a blacksmith and two fine hotels. But on a Saturday morning in 1851, it was also the chosen ...
The town of Ellenton, S.C., was erased from the landscape when the government came in 1950, but soon re-appeared in a new form just 14 miles away.
Almost two centuries ago, slave artisans in the lost community of Pottersville began making stoneware vessels that are highly sought artwork today.
The lost city of Hamburg actually died twice, and today, even its historical marker is listed as "missing."