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Atlanta, Ga. (December 10, 2015)
 
The Claflin School, located at 1532 5th Avenue in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Nov. 24, 2015. The nomination was sponsored by the City of Columbus.

Atlanta, Ga. (November 6, 2015)
 
The Ritz Theater,  in Toccoa, Ga., was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Oct. 22, 2015. The theater was listed as part of a small boundary increase to the Toccoa Downtown Historic District.

Atlanta, Ga. (October 6, 2015)
 
Thirteen historic farms from around the state will be recognized Friday, Oct. 9, during the 22nd annual Georgia Centennial Farm Awards Ceremony at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Georgia.

Atlanta, Ga. (September 30, 2015)

The Riverside Club-Magnolia Club in West Point, Troup County, Georgia, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 2015.


Atlanta, Ga. (September 25, 2015)

The City of Dalton has completed a historic resources survey of four National Register of Historic Places districts — Thornton Avenue/Murray Hill, McCarty Subdivision, Dalton Commercial, and Crown Mill.


Atlanta, Ga. (September 14, 2015)

Ashantilly, a property on Georgia Highway 99 outside of Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 2015. The nomination was sponsored by the Ashantilly Center, Inc.


Atlanta, Ga. (September 9, 2015)

The City of Albany has completed Phase 1 of a city-wide Historic Resources Survey, which includes the Rawson Circle and Rawson Park neighborhoods in northwest Albany.


Atlanta, Ga. (September 1, 2015)

The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that the City of Gray is Georgia’s 92nd Certified Local Government (CLG). The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, confirmed the designation on August 24, 2015.


Atlanta, Ga. (August 28, 2015)

An amended Ansley Park Historic District, located in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on July 27, 2015. The district was originally listed in the NRHP in 1979. This nomination expands the district north to Beverly Road and was sponsored by the Ansley Park Civic Association. .


Atlanta, Ga. (August 24, 2015)

The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that the City of Hampton is Georgia’s 91st Certified Local Government (CLG). The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, confirmed the designation on August 17, 2015.