Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas serves as the President of the Athens Historical Society. Sam graduated from Winthrop College in Charlotte, N.C.. He served for fifteen years as the curator of the Culture & Heritage Museum in York County, S. C. and as an officer in numerous South Carolina historical societies. He was also a technical advisor for the Mel Gibson film The Patriot. He came to Athens in 2006 as curator of the T.R.R. Cobb House for the Watson-Brown Foundation.

Sam has published numerous magazine and journal articles and several books including: A Rising Star of Promise: The Civil War Odyssey of David Jackson Logan; Shanks: The Life and Wars of General Nathan G. Evans; and, with Vince Dooley, The Legion’s Fighting Bulldog: The Civil War Correspondence of William Gaston Delony, Lieutenant Colonel of Cobb’s Georgia Legion Cavalry, and Rosa Delony, 1853-1863.

Team Information

 Age number: