Join us for a Virtual Tour of the Digital Library of Georgia's Historic Newspaper Collection
Come join the fun as we take a virtual tour of Georgia's Digitized Historic Newspapers
Tuesday, November 21st
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Gainesville Library Branch
Free and Open to the Public
The Digital Library of Georgia is celebrating its one millionth digitized historic newspaper page!
The premier issue of the Georgia Gazette, Georgia’s first newspaper, published from 1763-1776 in Savannah, will become
the one-millionth page of historic newspapers to be made freely available online through the Georgia Historic Newspapers.
James Johnston, the first printer in Georgia, published the state’s first newspaper issue on April 7, 1863.
View this one of a kind historical newspaper at https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/sn83016182/1763-04-07/ed-1/seq-1/
One Million Pages
All November the Digital Library of Georgia will be celebrating the release of its one millionth newspaper page.