This year marks the 278th anniversary of the founding of the great state of Georgia. How much do you know about General Oglethorpe?
Thought you genealogy buffs would be interested in wishing Georgia "Happy Birthday."
Georgia Turns 278 Saturday
MILLEDGEVILLE — The fifth annual celebration of the founding of Georgia will be held at the Georgia’s Old Capital Museum Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The celebration marks the 278th birthday of Georgia and the day that General Oglethorpe and the first colonists of Georgia landed at Yamacraw Bluff.
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