Georgia’s long history has been shaped by people and events including Oglethorpe and Mary Musgrove, the Civil War, the Great Depression, Jimmy Carter, the 1996 Olympic Games, and more. Explore the high and low points of Georgia’s history and see how this debtor’s colony became the empire state of the south.
- Interests:Aug 15 2016 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
- Interests:Oct 4 2016 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
As the country prepares for another presidential election, get a glimpse of our government’s history, shake hands and kiss babies in a ‘run for president’ obstacle course, keep things in order with checks and balances, try a citizenship test, and learn how a bill makes its way through capitol hill.
- Interests:Dec 7 2016 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
On the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, experience how Christmas was celebrated during times of war, from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, WWI and WWII and Vietnam.
The Atlanta History Center offers special programs for homeschool students and their families. During these day-long programs, explore a different subject through engaging hands-on experiences, performances, historic simulations, and a variety of activities designed for kids from toddler to teen.