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August 13, 1783 Although the name has been in use for a number of years, Charles Town officially becomes Charleston
August 13, 1854 Politician William Charles Adamson born, Bowdon, GA
  William Charles Adamson
August 13, 1881 Henry Flipper, the only black above the rank of Sergeant in the U. S. Army, is accused of embezzlement.
  Henry O. Flipper From Slave to Officer
August 13, 1881 Atlanta's Spelman College opens the first nursing school for African-Americans
August 13, 1893 "Nancy Hanks," Central Railroad and Banking Company (precursor to Central of Georgia) rail service between Savannah and Atlanta is ended because the rails and railbed were too rough for high-speed service. A number of the locomotives had left the tracks.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
August 13, 1895 The county seat of Fannin County is moved from Morganton to Blue Ridge.
  Fannin County, Georgia
August 13, 1904 60 acres of land in Cobb County west of Marietta are transferred to the Dan McCook Brigade Association. This is the start of today's Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
August 13, 1959 Brenda Lee records "Sweet Nothin's," her first top ten hit
  Brenda Lee
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