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Today in History: First Continental Congress

Explore Georgia History with Marietta Patch. In 1774, Georgia was the only American colony not represented at the meeting of the First Continental Congress.

Today in History: First Continental Congress

September 5, 1774

Of the thirteen American colonies, only Georgia was not represented at the meeting of the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia, according to USHistory.org.

Delegates at the meeting adopted a declaration which included a boycott all British goods.

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