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Photojournalism: Historic Meadow Garden



Meadow Gardens, located on Independence Drive in Downtown Augusta, is the historic home of George Walton, one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia.

Built in 1791, the house served as Walton's primary residence. In 1900, the house was purchased by the Daughters of...

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  1. As a sweet lady, now passed to Heaven, always told me, “just do the best you can” AND YOU DID! YET, in trying to photograph Meadow Garden, those Georgia Power poles and lines and the flagpole in the front, just about makes it impossible to properly photograph this “historic gem”! Your final picture with the bench, near the grapevines, shows where one can be at this honorable site, to sit, reflect and cogitate on the blood, sweat, toil and death of our Revolutionary War ancestors in the CSRA. Brave Patriots who defeated the local British Army and sympathizers! Lest we forget, lest we forget!
    Thank you, for making the best of a tough assignment!
    Tom Plowden

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