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Thronateeska releases book – Albany – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.

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Albany, Georgia – On Friday September 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Thronateeska Heritage Foundation will release Albany – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow to the public.  The book features nearly 100 pairs of “yesterday and today” photographs from the Albany area.

Albany – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow celebrates 175 years of history and was made possible by local businesses and individual supporters.  The book includes an introduction by O. Vic Miller that recalls a deep connection to Albany’s past.  Accompanying the photographs by Todd Stone are fascinating and informative captions by K.K. Snyder. Featured business profiles are by Kristin Kirbo.

A special preview event for members and sponsors will be held September 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the Science Museum.  The cost of the book is $39.95.  All proceeds from sales go to support history and archive efforts at the museum.  Thronateeska members receive a 10% discount.  The book will also be available at the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcome Center.  Other locations will be announced in the future.

Thronateeska Heritage Center is located at 100 West Roosevelt Avenue.  The museums are open Thursday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Office hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  For more information call 229-432-6922 or email info@heritagecenter.org.

Thronateeska Heritage Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization located at 100 West Roosevelt Avenue, Albany, Georgia.  Facilities include the History Museum, Wetherbee Planetarium, Science Museum, and Archives.  Admission is free to the History & Science Museum.  Annual Memberships are available.  Group reservations may be scheduled by contacting the Thronateeska Heritage Center office at (229) 432-6955.


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