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Something you might not have known: How Martinez got its name



To many residents of Columbia County and beyond, the origin of the name of one of Augusta’s largest suburbs, Martinez, remains a mystery.

Most people know Augusta was named after a British princess, Harrisburg after tobacco merchant Ezekiel Harris and the long-gone Frog Hollow, in what is now th...

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  1. Something you and your Latin American? teacher might not have known, Martinez has been Mar ten ezz since before you were both born and will always be that to the one’s of us who were raised there. So study as you might, look up till the cows come home, it won’t change the fact. “We do it this way because we don’t like outsiders telling us how to live”

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