Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers
The 544-acre estate is composed of gently rolling hills divided into a farm complex, hayfields, pasture, man-made and natural ponds, and forests. Tobler Creek, a spring fed waterway, intersects the property entering near the west corner and meandering down to exit at the middle of the southeast boundary.
Art, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park, Specialized
The Aviation Wing of the Marietta Museum of History is presently comprised of a 15.5 acre park. The park features various civilian and military aircraft from the latter half of the twentieth century in addition to aircraft produced locally in Marietta. Aviation in Marietta begins with Bell Aircraft in the early 1940s and continued to grow with Lockheed Martin from the 1950s to present.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The old Barrow County jail now serves as the headquarters of the Barrow County Historical Society and Museum. Visitors to the Museum will discover interesting tidbits of the county history effectively displayed. Located behind the original Barrow County Courthouse.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Furnished in period antiques and some reproductions, Bellevue provides a lovely backdrop to weddings and receptions. Tall columns grace three sides of this Greek Revival house. Original heart pine floors and beautifully carved pediments are among the treats to see. Two parlors connected by large working pocket doors are kept unfurnished to make room for meetings and parties.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
See history unfold in the
house General Sherman headquartered
overnight. This historical c. 1852 house features period furniture and houses prominent collections of the past and present life of Washington County. Artifacts, memorabilia and Civil War
Relics can be seen. An unforgettable display of Early
Washington County Pottery is the latest addition to the museum.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science
At Cannonball House we strive to educate,promote and develop public interest in the cultural, architectural and historical heritage of the community. The house is a beautiful example of Greek Revival Architecture. In 1864, the house was struck by a Union Army artillery shell, damaging the front and an interior wall. It was the only residential property in Macon damaged during the battle of Dunlap's Farm.
The museum is in storage, so it currently has no physical address. Plans are in progress to reopen museum this fall in former original post office now headquarters for school board.
The Jim Cherry Museum is operated by DHS is a three room local history musuem located in an 1898 courthouse, featuring 100 years of Dekalb's history.
The Society maintains a collection of GA history through its library/archives, conducts statewide conferences, lectures/workshops, publishes history books/a quarterly newsletter/GA Historical Quarterly, oversees hist. marker prog & GA Heritage Celebration
A museum in progress. Phase I completed. Plans formulated on collecting materials
History, Historical Society
The museum is listed on the Nat'l Register of Historic Places, the Female Seminary houses the county's history museum, displaying a variety of artifacts relating to and interpreting life in Gwinnett County.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The building was built in 1912. Periodic exhibits, depicting Heard County and early jail history are on display. Genealogical Research Library available.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Historic Macon Foundation enacts the priorities of preservation-minded volunteers in our community. We provide our members with up-to-date, complete and accurate information about economic development, smart growth and historic preservation so that we can work together with our political leaders to revitalize our beautiful city.
Historical Society, Specialized
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum traces the life and career of the 39th President. Completely redesigned in 2009, the museum is state-of-the-art with interactive displays and videos. The whole family will enjoy this all new museum.
The Dublin-Laurens Museum displays old photographs of people and sites; artifacts, local art, stoneware, and family histories.
History, Historical Society, Library
The Historical Society and Museum exist for the purposes of collecting, preserving, and interpreting Lowndes County's Heritage through exhibits, programs, and research.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House features guided tours of the apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With the Wind, a Gone With the Wind movie exhibition, an exhibition showcasing the life and times of one of America’s most famous authors, and the Margaret Mitchell gift shop. Throughout the year, enjoy a variety of programs presented by the Literary Center at the Margaret Mitchell House.