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Something You May Not Have Known: The Augusta monument the public can’t visit

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Augusta is a monument rich city; one of the must-dos for tourists coming into town is to snap a photo with the statue of James Brown.

However, there is one monument that is off limits to the public, and that is the tall statue of Patrick Walsh.

Walsh was born in 1840 in Ballingarry in County...

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  1. Thank you Doug Herman ( local historian , civic leader , 2022 Grand Marshal of Augusta’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade ) for providing the background information for this article . Doug writes profusely for the Facebook groups —- History of Augusta , Augusta Irish Scrapbook, Augusta Profiles of Courage , Spokes ( All In It Together ) , and Friends of Barrett Plaza .
    Thousands of readers have benefited – and learned about Augusta-Richmond County , Georgia as a result of his research and writing .
    AND , occasionally we see a Doug Herman comment / opinion in THE AUGUSTA PRESS .

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