The Great Conflagration: Remembering Augusta’s 1916 Fire

Augusta University Libraries will host the program “The Great Conflagration: Remembering Augusta’s 1916 Fire”

Join the AU Libraries as we remember the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Augusta Fire on March 22, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Reese Library lobby. Mr. Erick Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, will speak on St. Paul’s Church and the 1916

The Reading Nook area of the library lobby will host recordings by firefighter Henry H. Johnson recounting his experiences fighting the 1916 fire. The recordings will play at intervals throughout the day between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on March 22.

For more information, please contact the Special Collections & Institutional Archive department at 706-667-4904.

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