Georgia Magazine - January 2018 - 8

COMPILED BY JENNIFER J. HEWETT

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THE GEORGIA TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation recently announced its 2018
Places in Peril list of significant historic
structures, sites and landscapes that
are threatened by demolition, lack of
maintenance, encroaching development
and insensitive public policy. This year's
sites are:
* Chatham County: Underground
Savannah in Savannah
* DeKalb County: Olmsted Linear Park
Properties in Atlanta
* Floyd County: Fire Station No. 2 in
Rome
* Fulton County: National Library Bindery
Co. in Atlanta
* McIntosh County: Kit Jones Vessel
constructed on Sapelo Island
* Morgan County: Foster-ThomasonMiller House in Madison
* Muscogee County: Bibb City
Elementary School in Columbus
* Oglethorpe County: A.J. Gillen
Department Store in Maxeys
* Peach County: Fort Valley Freight
Depot in Fort Valley
* Randolph County: Cuthbert Water
Tower in Cuthbert
To learn more about how these sites
are threatened and how you can help in
their restoration, visit georgiatrust.org.

The Fort Valley Freight Depot, circa 1871,
was a key shipping and distribution point
for industrial and agricultural products for
more than a century. Today, it is not in use
and faces an uncertain future.
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Honoring the fallen

NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM

'in peril'

Bronze figures depicting an infantry squadron face a steel beam from the World Trade Center in a new memorial at the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center in Columbus.

T

op military brass gathered at
Columbus' National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center in midOctober to dedicate the country's
newest memorial to the war on terrorism.
The installation honors all service members who have served in
the global war on terrorism since
Sept. 11, 2001, and the family members who support them.
The memorial comprises nine
7.5-foot bronze figures depicting a
cross-section of an infantry squadron, a 13-foot beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center sitting
atop concrete columns representing
the Twin Towers, and eight granite

panels listing the names of the nearly
7,000 soldiers, sailors, service members and Marines who have died
fighting terrorism as well as a narrative that chronicles the war.
"The millions of young men and
women who continue to fight the
country's longest war and the thousands who have given their lives in
the process deserve this recognition
now, not decades from now," says retired Col. Greg Camp, president and
chief operating officer of the National
Infantry Museum Foundation. "With
this memorial, the National Infantry
Museum promises their sacrifices will
never be forgotten."
-Pamela A. Keene

Latest Smithsonian exhibition heading to Southeast

C

rossroads: Change in Rural America, the newest Smithsonian Institution
Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition, will debut in September in
South Carolina, Florida and Illinois, then run for one year in 30 states over
the next six years. The exhibit, hosted by Georgia Humanities, will travel
throughout Georgia from June 2019 to June 2020.
Ann McCleary, co-director of public history at the University of West
Georgia in Carrollton, is a curator for the exhibition and is finalizing its narrative, which will have a significant focus on electric cooperatives' impact on
rural America-past, present and future.
Georgia Humanities and the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program have brought recent exhibitions-including Key Ingredients (food and
culture, 2008-10), New Harmonies (music and culture, 2012-13) and Hometown Teams (sports and culture, 2016-17)-to 36 communities in Georgia
over the last 10 years.
For a glimpse into the Crossroads: Change in Rural America exhibit, visit
museumonmainstreet.org/content/crossroads.
-Bill Verner
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