Coastal Middle School Students Portray Famous Georgians

The Georgia Day Parade is nearly tomorrow! Have you got your costume ready?

The Georgia Historical Society Programs Team recently visited Coastal Middle School to interview eighth-grade students who will appear as historical figures from Georgia’s history in the 2017 Georgia Day Parade. GHS Education Coordinator, Sophia Sineath interviewed six students about the historical figure they chose to portray and why Georgians should learn about them.

The Georgia Day Parade kicks off from Forsyth Park at 10:45 AM on Friday, February 10. 2017. WSAV will broadcast the parade live on television and at Check out the video below to learn more about these historical figures, and be sure to look for them and others marching in the Georgia Day Parade.