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The project will provide an overarching history to honor the contributions of Black Georgians from pre-colonial period to the present, a framework for identification of historic resource types and themes related to the Black experience, and guidance on how to evaluate Black historic resources for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. Help from the public is requested, via an online portal, to identify places and uncover stories associated with Black heritage not recognized in past historic preservation efforts.

Ethos Preservation is being guided by an advisory committee of professionals from across the state with knowledge of Black historic resources and hands-on experience with the preservation of Black heritage.




'We speak for we': Georgia seeks to add more historic Black sites to National Register, January 12, 2024


Georgia’s Full Story project pushes forward into new year, December 26, 2023

Georgia’s Full Story project aims to bring equity to historical archives, WTOC 11, April 25, 2023.

Black history project aims to tell 'Georgia's Full Story,' Georgia Public Broadcasting News, April 10, 2023.

‘Georgia’s Full Story’ project to identify Black heritage sites, stories statewide, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, March 3, 2023.

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