23 Oct Carrie Mays Monument Unveiled
The Augusta African American Historical Society dedicated a new monument on Laney-Walker Boulevard in honor of Carrie Mays on July 30, 2022. The monument is located in front of A.R. Johnson Magnet School. Carrie Mays was the first woman in the history of the city to be elected to the Augusta City Council. The next monument to be erected is Reverend Channing Tobias, prominent bishop in the Christian Methodist Episcopal denomination. The AAAHS was established by Edward M. McIntyre, former mayor of Augusta.