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July 12, 2016

Play highlights Historical Society meeting

Locals entertain at 42nd annual meeting

Originally published in the Statesboro Herald
by Holli Deal Saxon

A young Southern belle, a feisty hellfire-and-brimstone preacher and a few other “ghosts” from Bulloch County’s rich histor...

June 12, 2016

The Bulloch County Historical Society published scores of monographs on a wide range of subjects of interest to Society members and the general public. Many of these publications go back to the 1970’s and 1980’s and have long-since been out-of-print and no longer acces...

February 7, 2016

Well-known Southern garden, floral and interior designer James T. Farmer, III, will be the featured speaker at the 2016 Averitt Lecture Series event to be held at the Emma Kelly Theater on Sunday, March 6th at 3:00 p.m. Farmer is the author of the Wall Street Journal b...

The Bulloch County Historical Society is in the process of gathering factual information to be published in a book about the 1904 Hodges family murders and the lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato, two of the most horrible episodes in Bulloch history.

[Photo: Members of...

January 7, 2016

b. 1825 – d. 1864

This is a Carte de visite (CDV) image of Bulloch County native William R. Lee, who resided as an adult in Elmira, N.Y.

A brief on-line bio states: “He was born about 1825 and was a son of James and Lucinda (Lanier) Lee. He enlisted in the Civil War from...

January 28, 2015

On Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a marker located on Main Street in Railroad Park in Pulaski, Georgia. The marker was erected to commemorate Pulaski as a railroad town and a stop on the passenger line from Savannah...

December 13, 2014

Photo: Re-enactors from the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans fire cannon during the unveiling of a marker the Bulloch County Historical Society had refurbished and re-erected on Northside Drive West near Food World. Photo by Scott Bryant-Statesboro...

August 4, 2014

Recently a portion of Fair Road was renamed for a former mayor of Statesboro. The newly named McDougald Memorial Parkway honors former Mayor John Alexander McDougald (1864-1926) who served first as a City Council member from 1908 through 1910, and then as mayor in 1911...

June 12, 2014

The Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled its 15th historical marker on Thursday afternoon, May 22, 2014. The marker commemorates the historic Akins’ Mill Pond. Located next to the site of the old mill on Akins Pond Road, the two-sided marker tells the history of...

May 20, 2014

The Bulloch County Historical Society will celebrate our fortieth annual meeting in style on Monday, June 23, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm. The Hall by 40 East will cater and host the event at their banquet facility on East Vine St. There is plenty of off-street parking i...

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