Georgia Historical Society to Dedicate Two New Historical Markers in Albany

Savannah, Ga., April 17, 2018– The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate two new historical markers in Albany on April 24 and 25, 2018.

The first event highlights the life and legacy of Albany-born architect Edward Vason Jones and will take place on April 24, 2018. The second recognizes Freedom Alley and City Hall, the newest addition to the Georgia Civil Rights Trail, and takes place on April 25. The details are as follows:

Edward Vason Jones
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
5:00 p.m.*

Hugh Shackelford House
1801 Dawson Road, Albany, GA

 *Selected areas of the house will be open for viewing from 4:30 until 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Freedom Alley and City Hall
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
2:00 p.m.

Central Square Government Complex
230/240 Pine Avenue, Albany GA

More information concerning both will be forthcoming. Please address all questions to Patricia Meagher, Director of Communications at the Georgia Historical Society. or by telephone at (912) 651-2125, ext. 153.