Along the Ridge
An Archaeological Survey & Historical Research Project
Click this link to learn more about UWG’s archaeological survey and history project titled, Along the Ridge: Reflections on a 19th Cemetery on the University of West Georgia Campus and how the Center for Public History is participating in and contributing to cross-divisional, interdisciplinary, and multi-disciplinary work to tell the stories of the plantation’s enslaved community, their descendants, and the history of campus lands.
- Annual Bonner Family Reunion (August 2019)
- Along the Ridge: UWG Hosts Second Advisory Group Meeting with Community Members on Possible Cemetery Findings (July 12, 2019)
- UWG Working with Community Partners on Bonner Cemetery Plan (May 7, 2019)
Connect with Us
Fill out this form to share any stories or information about the Thomas Bonner plantation and other Bonner family plantations, the Sharpe family farm, the cemetery on the UWG campus, and the family history of those enslaved on this land.
Contact the University History Project team
Contact the Center for Public History’s University History Team with questions about our contributions to this project. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678-839-6141.