Augusta, Georgia

James Oglethorpe, Founder of Augusta
Savannah River and the Augusta Canal, with River Watch Parkway and residential areas in foreground
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Fort Gordon is home to the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence which has led to a large increase in cyber jobs in the Augusta metro region.
TechNet Conference held in Augusta
Tiger Woods at the practice rounds for the 2006 Masters Tournament
Competitors cross the finish line at the Ironman 70.3 Augusta.
Allgood Hall at Augusta University
Richmond County Board of Education central office

Consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Savannah River

Major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia.

Major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia.

Talmadge Memorial Bridge over the Savannah River in Savannah
A cargo ship navigates the narrow Savannah River channel at Savannah
Ocean Steamship Company (Savannah Line), piers 34 and 35, at the foot of Spring and Canal Streets, 1893

Two major cities are located along the Savannah River: Savannah and Augusta, Georgia.

The 10th fairway and green in 2006

Augusta National Golf Club

The 10th fairway and green in 2006
The clubhouse and The Masters logo in flowers
Layout of Augusta National Golf Club
Eisenhower Tree in 2011

Augusta National Golf Club, sometimes referred to as Augusta or the National, is a golf club in Augusta, Georgia, United States.

Masters Tournament

One of the four major championships in professional golf.

One of the four major championships in professional golf.

Masters logo at the club entrance
Jack Nicklaus at the 2006 par 3 contest
The 9th hole on the par 3 course
Layout of Augusta National Golf Club

Scheduled for the first full week of April, the Masters is the first major of the year, and unlike the others, it is always held at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, a private course in the city of Augusta, Georgia, in the southeastern United States.

Richmond County, Georgia

County located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

County located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Following an election in 1995, the city of Augusta (the county seat) consolidated governments with Richmond County.

Camp Gordon, Atlanta circa 1917

Fort Gordon

United States Army installation established in October 1941.

United States Army installation established in October 1941.

Camp Gordon, Atlanta circa 1917
The Human American Eagle, taken at Camp Gordon, 1918, 12,500 people
SP5 Lawrence E. Blackman (Darlington, SC) Hq & Hq Co, USASTC, receives the first typhus shot administered by a jet injector at Fort Gordon by Mr. John R. Gordon, representative of the R.P. Scherer Corp., Detroit, Michigan, August 1959.
U.S. Soldiers stand ready for a cannon salute during the 7th Signal Command activation and reception 6 March 2009, at Fort Gordon, Ga 090306-A-NF756-001
Fortitude Hall is the new headquarters of the US Army Cyber Command based at Fort Gordon.
Fort Gordon's display of sections of the Berlin Wall

The fort is located southwest of Augusta, Georgia.

I-20 in southern Fort Worth

Interstate 20

Major east–west Interstate Highway in the Southern United States.

Major east–west Interstate Highway in the Southern United States.

I-20 in southern Fort Worth
A photo of the state welcome sign westbound.
I-20 (cosigned with I-59) approaching I-65 in downtown Birmingham. This is sometimes referred to as Malfunction Junction.
I-20 eastbound at I-520 interchange, in Augusta, GA
Approaching the eastern terminus of I-20 on I-95, Florence, SC

The major cities that I-20 connects to include (from west to east) Fort Worth, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Shreveport, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Augusta, Georgia; and Columbia, South Carolina.

Augusta metropolitan area

Augusta is the principal city of the metropolitan area

The Augusta metropolitan area is a metropolitan area in the U.S. states of Georgia and South Carolina centered on the principal city of Augusta.

Portrait by Charles Philips, 1736

Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha

Princess of Wales by marriage to Frederick, Prince of Wales, son and heir of King George II.

Princess of Wales by marriage to Frederick, Prince of Wales, son and heir of King George II.

Portrait by Charles Philips, 1736
One of the first portraits of Augusta of Saxe-Gotha as Princess of Wales by William Hogarth, 1736–1738, National Museum in Warsaw
Augusta and her family in 1739, by Van Loo
Augusta as Dowager Princess of Wales, mother of the future king, by Liotard, 1754.
The Family of Frederick, Prince of Wales, a group portrait commissioned from George Knapton by Augusta and completed less than a year after Frederick's death
Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, by Ramsay, 1759
Arms as Princess of Wales

Augusta, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia

Oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.

Oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.

General James Edward Oglethorpe, a philanthropist and a representative of King George II to the American colonies, was sent to create a buffer south of the Savannah River to protect the Carolinas from Spanish Florida and French Louisiana.
Map of Savannah neighborhoods
Racial distribution map of Savannah and Chatham County (source: 2010 U.S. Census). Each dot represents 25 residents: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or other (yellow).
With its distinctive dome in tissue-paper-thin, 23-karat gold leaf, Savannah's City Hall (1906), which stands on Bay Street at the head of Bull Street, is the first building constructed for exclusive use by the municipal government.
Map of official Savannah Aldermanic Districts
A container ship leaves the Port of Savannah after passing under the Talmadge Memorial Bridge and proceeding east down the Savannah River past the Savannah Historic District.
Lucas Theatre for the Arts
Confederate Monument in Forsyth Park
The German Memorial Fountain in Orleans Square was erected in 1989 to honor the accomplishments of German Americans in Savannah.
A carriage from Historic Carriage Tours of Savannah pauses at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
Typical houses in the Savannah Historic District; these are located near the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Sorrel–Weed House
Green–Meldrim House
Forsyth Park
River Street
Student center of SCAD, Savannah campus (the building was formerly a synagogue.)
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools headquarters
Old Savannah cobblestone, Historic District
Map showing precincts of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department

The Shawnee destroyed another Native people, the Westo, and occupied their lands at the head of the Savannah River's navigation on the fall line, near present-day Augusta.

Brown performing in Hamburg, Germany, in February 1973

James Brown

American singer, dancer, musician, record producer, and bandleader.

American singer, dancer, musician, record producer, and bandleader.

Brown performing in Hamburg, Germany, in February 1973
Brown (middle) and The Famous Flames (far left to right, Bobby Bennett, Lloyd Stallworth, and Bobby Byrd), performing live at the Apollo Theater in New York City, 1964
Brown performing in 1969
Brown with a disc jockey after a concert in Tampa in 1972
Brown performing in 1973
James Brown (1977)
Brown performing in 1998
Brown during the NBA All-Star Game jam session, 2001
Brown performing in June 2005
Brown's most famous MC was Danny Ray (center), who was with him for over 30 years.
Brown and MC Danny Ray during cape routine, BBC Electric Proms '06 concert
James Brown memorial in Augusta, Georgia
Public memorial at the Apollo Theater in Harlem
Public funeral in Augusta, Georgia, with Michael Jackson attending
Statue of James Brown in Augusta
Traffic box public art commissioned to be painted by Ms. Robbie Pitts Bellamy in tribute to Brown in 2015

They later moved to Augusta, Georgia, when James was four or five.