Rebekah @ Augusta Museum of History

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Location Augusta, Georgia
Introduction The Augusta Museum of History functions as the steward of the community’s rich, diverse and invaluable material past. The museum curates the largest and most significant historical collection in the CSRA and functions as a historical research and resource center for professional and amateur historians, media, organizations and individuals, and is home to the award-winning permanent exhibition, Augusta’s Story; A Community that Heals, a permanent exhibition on the history of healthcare in Augusta; Into the Interior: A History of the Georgia Railroad & Banking Company; the Susan L. Still Children's Discovery Gallery, and a Transportation Corridor showcasing a 1920s trolley car, a 1914 locomotive and a reconstructed 1930s gas station. In 2004, the museum assumed management of the 1797 Ezekiel Harris House. In 2005, Augusta Museum of History achieved the highest recognition for a museum, accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM). The Augusta Museum of History is Augusta’s only accredited museum; one of only fourteen in the state.