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September 24, 1765 John and William Bartram dine with Royal Governor James Wright
  James Wright
  William Bartram
September 24, 1782 Colonel Elijah Clarke crosses the Chattahoochee at Beaver Shoals, seaching for a Tory settlement.
  Elijah Clarke
September 24, 1789 The Judiciary Act of 1789 organizes the state of Georgia as a single judicial district.
September 24, 1810 Using a revolt by citizens of West Florida as a pretext, (they had secured Baton Rouge the previous day) Leonard Covington marches into West Florida and claims it for the United States. His actions endear him to the state of Georgia, the only American state near West Florida at the time.
  Leonard Covington
September 24, 1824 Jeff Davis enters West Point
  Jefferson Davis
September 24, 1829 For the second time in less than a year a significant blaze strikes downtown Augusta
September 24, 1869 A proposal by Dr. Daniel O'Keefe lays out a plan for the establishment of public schools in Atlanta. Under it, a board of Education is elected the following year and some students begin attending school in 1872.
September 24, 1881 Atlanta opens its first telephone exchange
September 24, 1889 Decatur Female Seminary (today's Agnes Scott College) opens.
September 24, 1912 Druid Hills Golf Club opens in Atlanta
September 24, 1988 Earliest recorded frost for the state of Georgia
September 24, 2010 A fourth man, from Charlotte, North Carolina, files suit against Bishop Eddie Long for sexual misconduct.
  Bishop Eddie Long Scandal
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