The University archives, local history collection, sacred harp music,and Georgia political collections and interviews are available in the library.
St Simons Island, Georgia
Art, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Our mission is to: Maintain an archive of documentary materials concerning all facets of the history of The United Methodist Church.
? Serve as the official repository of materials produced by the agencies, boards, commissions, committees, local churches and general officers of The South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.
? Collect and preserve historical artifacts related to the United Methodist Church.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Atlanta History Museum at the Atlanta History Center is one of the largest history museums in the nation, featuring award-winning signature exhibitions that tell the story of the region's people, from its earliest settlers to the international city of today. Be sure to check our calendar for listings of our current temporary exhibitions. The Atlanta History Museum also includes a unique Museum Shop and Chick-fil-A at the Coca Cola Café.
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, Library
The Bartow History Museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia's Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area?s primary residents.
Culture, General, History, Library, Military
The Blue and Gray Museum depicts through rare Civil War Artifacts, memorabilia and photographs, the unique heritage of the City of Fitzgerald, founded in harmony by Union and Confederate veterans in 1896.
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.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Currahee Military Museum is an incredible tribute to the WWII paratroopers that trained at Camp Toccoa at Currahee. Members of the 101st, 11th and 17th Airborne, they set the mark high while training to be some of the most physically fit men in the Army. One of our featured exhibits is a restored horse stable 75 feet lone, that was used as housing in Aldbourne, England before and after D-Day 1944.
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
A 19th century living history museum with costumed interpreters who share the history of the region as they continue the daily activities of their community; whether in the farmhouse, fields, one-room school, or the grist mill. Ride the logging train.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
The Girl Scout First Headquarters was built in 1848 as the carriage house to the Andrew Low House. Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, converted the carriage house into the Girl Scout Headquarters shortly after she founded Girl Scouting in March of 1912 in Savannah, Georgia. It was willed to the Girl Scout Council of Savannah upon her death in 1927.
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.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park
One of the most complete examples of a Piedmont middle class cotton plantation with additional original steam powered machinery from 1890's.
Art, Culture, History, Library, Park, Specialized
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter learned the importance of hard work, honesty, virtue, love and mercy in the quaint, rural town of Plains, Georgia. Working as full partners, the Carters have dedicated their lives to peace, human rights and public service throughout the world. Come explore the community that influenced and shaped the life and values of the 39th President of the United States
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.
Art, Children's, General, History, Library
The Marietta Museum of History seeks to explore, interpret and educate its visitors on the history of Marietta and Cobb County. There are currently three galleries and the beginnings of a fourth gallery to incorporate our large military collection. We strive to provide thoughtful permanent and temporary exhibits that explore the history of the area.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, University
The collections of the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University span the globe and the centuries. Housed in a distinguished building by renowned architect Michael Graves, the Carlos maintains the largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast with objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the ancient Americas.
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Library
A Colonial Museum with 18th Century original furnishings on 3 floors. Old 1792 Midway Church with slave gallery and old cemetery with true legends can be viewed.
Art, Culture, History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
Plan to spend the day enjoying one of the world’s most powerful museum experiences. With vintage aircraft, artifacts, photographs, the thrilling “Mission Experience,” and personal stories, this Museum has it all!