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Civil War Symposium postponed

Posted January 17, 2013 by Kristi Kent in News

Thursday, January 17, 2013

GRCVB Contact:
Chris Cannon, Director of Communication

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Civil War Symposium postponed

ROME, GA. — The Civil War Symposium scheduled for tonight at the Rome – Floyd County Library has been postponed due to the risk of inclement weather throughout Rome and Floyd County.

Kenneth Studdard, a local historian of Rome, Ga., will now present his symposium on Thursday, January 24 in the Coosa Room of the library at 6:30pm. His lecture is titled “Of Valor and Suffering: A Narrative of Rome in ‘The War.'”

The series is sponsored by the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau and hosted by the Rome – Floyd County Library.

To learn more about Civil War history across Rome and Floyd County, visit or call 706.295.5576.


The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Georgia. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic fabric of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.

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