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We are thrilled to announce that our campus is now open. Our 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, and gardens. If you’re looking for history, knowledge, and adventure, you’ve come to the right place!

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Elopements and Intimate Events at Atlanta History Center

We know traditions change over time. That’s why Atlanta History Center is excited to offer two new elopement and small wedding packages for couples looking to tie the knot during this unprecedented moment in our history.

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Atlanta History Center Cultivates Concrete Jungle Partnership

As a community-based organization with a dedication to connecting people, history, and culture, Atlanta History Center is committed to showing up and serving the city of Atlanta with the resources we have available.

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Venues and Impact: Planning the Sites of ’96

In 1990, with the prospect of the Olympic Games on the horizon, Atlanta entered a construction phase.

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Black Women’s Fight for Suffrage

While the verbiage of the Nineteenth Amendment made it legal for Black women to vote, other barriers—including poll taxes, literacy tests, grandfather clauses, and racial terrorism—prevented many from casting their ballots.

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Lift Every Voice: Collecting Stories from Atlanta’s Activists

We are losing a generation who brought about sweeping social change as teenagers in the 1960s. Constance “Connie” Curry, Congressman John Lewis, and Rev. C.T. Vivian are just three towering Atlantans who have recently died. Often, as they go, so do their stories.

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There is Work Yet To Be Done: Remembering Three Civil Rights Icons

​ The deaths of Atlanta’s own Constance “Connie” Curry, Congressman John Lewis, and Reverend C.T. Vivian signal the ongoing passage of responsibility to those of us who are making history today. The legacies of these three key figures of the Civil Rights Movement live on in the works of contemporary Atlantans.

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