This Day in History
8:39 am
Fri February 1, 2013

This Day in History: General Oglethorpe Stakes a Claim at Yamacraw Bluff

General James Edward Oglethorpe
General James Edward Oglethorpe

Today is February 1, and if we were to turn Georgia's clock back 280 years to this date in 1733, we'd find General James Edward Oglethorpe and a band of settlers from England landing at Yamacraw Bluff on the Savannah River.  

Georgia State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Clifford Kuhn revisits the event with WABE's Steve Goss.

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