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June 26, 1586 Sir Francis Drake, having sailed up the Southeastern coast, arrives at Roanoke Island.
June 26, 1767 First Townshend Act
June 26, 1794 Peace Treaty with the Cherokee signed at Tellico Blockhouse, Cherokee Nation (now Tennessee)
  1794 Treaty with Cherokee
June 26, 1806 Georgia's first land lottery (1805) proved so successful that a second land lottery was enacted to be held in 1807
  Georgia Land Lotteries
June 26, 1826 Georgia appoints a surveyor to establish the western boundary of the state.
  Georgia State Line
June 26, 1918 Georgia ratifies the 18th Amendment (bans liquor)
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
June 26, 1935 Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is created. The bill, which included an initial appropriation of $100,000 was sponsored by Representative Malcolm C. Tarver and Senator Richard B. Russell
  Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
June 26, 1935 Kennesaw National Battlefield Site is redesignated as Kennesaw National Battlefield.
June 26, 1948 Berlin Air Lift begins
  General Lucius D. Clay
June 26, 1961 Dum Dum peaks at #4
  Brenda Lee
June 26, 2003 In Georgia v. Ashcroft the U. S. Supreme Court ruled that the goal of the 1965 Voting Rights Act was to create a society where "race no longer mattered," and that the Democratic Georgia redistricting plan of 2000 violated that tenet.
June 26, 2009 Community Bank of West Georgia, Villa Rica, Georgia, was closed today by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. The FDIC was appointed receiver. They will mail checks to depositors for their insured funds.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
June 26, 2009 Neighborhood Community Bank of Newnan was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. The FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with CharterBank, West Point, Georgia, to assume all of the deposits of Neighborhood Community Bank.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
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