Museum Theater: A Petersburg Boat Pilot

Based on oral histories provided by Elberton, Georgia resident, Mr. "Buck" Balchin, about his grandfather, James Henry Balchin, who crewed and piloted cotton boats from Petersburg to Augusta from the mid-nineteenth century until 1900.

Visit the region's home for history.  Featured are a number of permanent exhibitions, including the award-winning Augusta's Story - a 12,000-year journey through local history; a restored 1917 steam locomotive, special exhibits: "The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown," "Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf," and five life-size statues of golf's greatest players and much, much more.