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Put the Past on your Plate: Historic Holiday Recipes

The American South boasts an amalgamation of delicious global foodways. We’ve drawn up a four-course spread from across our many culinary categories.

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Historic Holiday Traditions

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us. To celebrate this festive season, we’ve gathered together some historic holiday traditions to share with you and yours.

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Preserving Stories of Sacrifice through the Veterans History Project

We collect, preserve, and share veterans’ accounts so future generations can hear directly and better appreciate the realities of war and the sacrifices made.

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Suffrage in the South:100 Years Later

What does it mean to be an active citizen? Our new exhibit, Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment, explores that question through the lens of women’s suffrage.

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A History of Pride Parades in Atlanta

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which proved to be the catalyst for communities across the country. Within that environment, the Atlanta’s LBGTQIA+ organizers saw an opportunity for visibility and change.

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When You Work at a Museum: On the Farm

A museum has a lot of moving parts—and some of those moving parts have four legs. Sit down with our Manager of Animal Collections and resident ray of sunshine, Brett.

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A Lit Lover’s Guide to Atlanta Authors

Atlanta is a literary town! We're sharing a roundup of local standout authors who you can catch at the 2019 Decatur Book Festival. Check it out and mark your calendars!

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Clarkston: History Shapes Communities

Throughout its history, the small city of Clarkston, Georgia, has remained just that: a small city. What has changed— dramatically— is the makeup of Clarkston’s population.

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Atlanta’s Best History Tours

Everyone’s always looking for new things to do in Atlanta, and we’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of the best guided and self-guided tours in the ATL.

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