Juneteenth: A Celebration for a New Age

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end to slavery in the U.S. Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, but few people were immediately freed.

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A Summer of Historic Proportions

Every year Atlanta History Center hosts History Summer Camps as well as Writing Summer Camps. Each week has a fun new theme to explore!

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Honor Our Veterans

This Memorial Day we honor our veterans by hearing from Col. Robert Certain, who bravely fought during the Vietnam War.

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100 Years After the Fire

One hundred years ago the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 destroyed 300 acres of the city. The Fourth Ward would never be the same.

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Women in the War Effort

During WWI, women of all classes, nationalities, and races joined service and military organizations prepared for the battlefront, hospital, and relief effort.

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How We Use Vintage Seed Catalogs Today

Since mail-order seed businesses began, gardeners have poured over catalogs each spring. Our staff uses these resources to select plants for our gardens.

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