Explore Augusta's History & Heritage

Augusta is the second oldest city in Georgia. So, we’ve got more museums and historic homes than your feet can handle walking through. When your feet tire, take the Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta, which includes many historic sites throughout downtown Augusta.

Lucy Craft Laney Father and Son

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

Learn about the region's African-American pioneers at the largest black history museum in Augusta's River Region.

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Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson

Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

The Civil War left a mark on President Woodrow Wilson during his time in Augusta, Ga. Learn about how his home and others are being preserved.

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Jockey at Aiken Steeplechase

Aiken Steeplechase

Learn about the history and tradition that contribute to the modern Aiken Steeplechase event.

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