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Interlocal agreements for historic preservation in Georgia
All across the Unites States, local governments have chosen to enact protections for their historic resources. However, a survey of local historic preservation commissions indicates that merely seventy percent of these ...
African American theaters in Georgia
Many African American theaters built in the early twentieth century have been destroyed. This thesis looks at four African American theaters in Georgia that have been preserved or are in the process of being preserved. It ...
The creation of a meaningful rural preservation agenda in Georgia
An evaluation of the prospects and potentials of rural preservation in Georgia as possible within the context of the existing legislative framework, and a development of recommendations of needs (legislative and otherwise) ...
The impact of wilderness on Cumberland Island, Georgia
How has the Cumberland Island Wilderness Act of 1982 impacted the historic resources of the island? Through the Act’s restrictions on use, the National Park Service (NPS) has been restricted in its efforts to maintain ...
Forgotten plantation architecture of Burke County, Georgia
The purpose of this thesis is to document the existence, appearance, and (if applicable) destruction of pre-1861 plantation residences within the antebellum boundaries of Burke County (including the upper portion of Jenkins ...