The Georgia Trust

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For Immediate Release

For More Information Contact:
Traci Clark
404-885-7802
tclark@georgiatrust.org

Georgia Trust ‘Ramblers’ to Roam Around Washington, Ga., Sept. 18 and 19

ATLANTA, Jul. 28, 2009—Members and friends of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation will travel to Washington, Ga. September 18 and 19 to explore local history and architecture during the Trust’s annual Fall Ramble.
 
Founded in 1780, Washington boasts the most antebellum homes in Georgia, with over 100.

Friday afternoon, Ramblers attending the event will explore the antebellum and Victorian properties of the rural town of Danburg in north Wilkes County. In the evening, Ramblers will dine under the stars on the grounds of Peacewood Plantation, a historic plantation home that dates back to the 1790s. Following dinner, participants are invited to the recently rehabilitated Retro Cinema in historic downtown Washington to mingle at the cinema’s Wine Bar, browse the bookstore, and enjoy a film.
 
On Saturday, Ramblers will explore a full roster of historic homes and local attractions of downtown Washington.
For more information or to register for The Georgia Trust’s Fall Ramble in Washington, please contact specialevents@georgiatrust.org or 404-885-7812.

Founded in 1973, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is one of the country’s largest statewide, nonprofit preservation organizations. The Trust is committed to preserving and enhancing Georgia’s communities and their diverse historic resources for the education and enjoyment of all.
For more information on The Georgia Trust, go to www.georgiatrust.org.

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