Georgia Archives Host Lunch and Learn Nov. 12 – Henry County Times


The Georgia Archives November Virtual Lunch and Study will be held Friday, November 12th, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. The World War I: Why It Still Matters program is presented by retired social studies teacher Gary Gill.

In this presentation, many big and small things will be discussed that originate from the war and are engraved in our everyday language, literature, politics, as well as heroes and villains. Props are used for illustration.

Gary is a lifelong resident of Thomaston. He graduated from high school at the RE Lee Institute and received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Georgia and a master’s and educational specialist degree from Georgia College and State University. For 33 years he taught social studies in high schools, mostly US and world history. Gary has been a member of the Upson Historical Society for 39 years and currently serves as the vice president of the board. Gary is also responsible for the Upson Historical Society’s annual Veterans Day program.

Before the event, download the free Microsoft Teams app. Register for the webinar at
The link to the event will also be available on the Georgia Archives website,


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