I am very sad to report that effective 1 November 2012 the
Archives will be closed to the
public. Georgia State
Please read the full press release here
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A petition has been started to try and STOP this, see, http://www.change.org/petitions/the-governor-of-ga-leave-our-state-archives-open-to-the-publicReplyDelete
There is now a FB page, Georgians Against Closing State Archives, https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiansAgainstClosingStateArchivesReplyDelete
Interesting (though somewhat depressing) article about this and preservation of our history, as a whole, http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/us/budget-cuts-to-limit-public-access-to-georgia-archives.html?_r=1ReplyDelete
A special event is being held tomorrow, 3 Oct 2012, to show support for the GA archives and keep it open -- read more, http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2012/10/02/one-hour-for-the-georgia-archives/ReplyDelete