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Tuesday, February 25, 5:00 p.m.
Join Managing Director of the Morton Theatre Lynn Battle Green as she discusses the history and legacy of the Theatre, which was built, owned and operated by Monroe Bowers "Pink" Morton, and Hot Corner, an early center of Black commerce in downtown Athens. Pre-registration is recommended. Please call the Heritage Room at (706) 613-3650 x350 to register. In Multipurpose Room A.
A Conversation with Michael Kitchens, Author of Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia's Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations
Sunday, February 23, 3:00 p.m.
Award-winning author Michael W. Kitchens will discuss his recent book, Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia’s Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations. For the last 20 years Kitchens has been researching the South’s lost antebellum architecture. He has amassed thousands of images and gathered volumes of research on the South’s lost and nearly forgotten historic plantations and town houses. The presentation will focus on some of Georgia’s most historic lost homes and plantations with special attention given to homes in and around Clarke County. After the presentation, Kitchens will be selling and signing copies of his book. In the Appleton Auditorium. This event is co-sponsored by the Athens Historical Society and the Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room.