Fort Valley, Georgia
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.
Art, Culture, Specialized
Founded in 1973 as Nexus, a grassroots artist’s cooperative, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has become one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. We play a vital role in Atlanta’s cultural landscape by presenting cutting-edge contemporary art reflective of the world around us, offering diverse educational programming for people of all ages, and supporting working artists and their creative process.
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.
Historic House, Specialized
Close your eyes and imagine the sounds of Horses and a stagecoach pulling up in front of The Bedingfield Inn, as the stage coach driver blows into his horn annoucing the number of guests spending the night, and as you enter the inn, the smell of tobacco and the fire place burning, All rooms have a fireplace in them except the common room, where multiple families would share a single room along with body heat for 12and half cents a night.
The Global Health Odyssey Museum (GHO) is an educational facility designed to teach about CDC, public health, and the benefits of prevention. Located in Building 2 in the former CDC cafeteria, the original Global Health Odyssey presented permanent exhibitions about the history and work of CDC through dioramas, an interactive timeline, and displays of artifacts and objects.
The museum displays 350 puppets from around the world. Adults and children will enjoy discovering the myriad uses of puppetry, from rituals to political satire and as a unique form of theater.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Founded by local citizen activists in the mid-1970s, hundreds of people have worked to build a strong grassroots environmental learning center touching the lives of more than 100,000 children and adults each year.
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.
The Elliott Museum exhibits the historic Bill Elliott Family racing memorabilia and collectables with a Souvenir Center on site. Also Fan Club Headquarters.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, History, Military, Specialized
The Museum contains artifacts of an agricultural area-begun in 1832. Located in the Historic District of downtown Euharlee
History, Specialized, University
Visitors see an award-winning film about the Southeastern Indians and the Hall of the Ancients depicts 12,000 years of Native American life through artifacts, dioramas, and interactive computer programs. The story of the Trail of Tears is shown in a 4-minute film and maps. Also on display is an extensive collection of contemporary Native American artwork, including paintings, baskets, sculpture and pottery.
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.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Specialized
Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association is the coordinating Arts Council for the City of Brunswick and Glynn county. The Ritz Theatre Gallery hosts a variety of local and regional artists throughout the year.
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.
Children's, General, History, Specialized
Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF), a non-profit organization, was established in 1976 and is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and interpretation of Oakland. The Foundation works specifically to increase the awareness of Oakland as an historical attraction of estimable value to the city.
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
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.
General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Juliette Low Birthplace is a special treasure of Savannah's National Historic Landmark District--Savannah's only house interpreted for the Victorian period. The Wayne-Gordon House was built between 1818-1821 for Mayor James Moore Wayne, later Supreme Court Justice. The house is restored to a documented 1886 appearance, a year of extensive changes to the house. Guided tours explore the amusing and lively stories of four generations of one American family, the Gordons.
Archaeology, General, History, Science, Specialized
The museum includes a year-round exhibit that includes “examples of fine marble and shows the history of marble mining in Pickens County. Many stone cutters and other workers who migrated from either Italy or Scotland in the early years of the industry settled in Nelson to work in the area’s marble industry. Today the Great Northern Railroad operates between Tate, Georgia, and the CSX interchange at Elizabeth (Marietta) five days a week.