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Something you may not have known: The belle of the ball

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Augusta is home to famous musicians, writers, actors and politicians, but few have shined as brightly as Octavia Walton LeVert, one of the women who helped save Mount Vernon.

LeVert was born in Augusta 1810 to quite a pedigree. Her paternal grandfather was George Walton Sr., the youngest signer ...

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