We see storytelling as a lens to amplify the voices of people at the intersection of history and culture.

Through online original content, we strive to tell stories that share a more complete insight into Atlanta’s history—past, present, and future. We believe that by increasing access to stories about our shared history, we can help increase understanding of each other and the way the past continues to influence the present.

Forsyth 1912

Atlanta History Center is embarking on a project to collect the histories of descendants of Forsyth County’s expelled Black residents.

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History of the Atlanta Prison Farm Site

This report was prepared for the “Visioning, Memorializing, and Repurposing the former Atlanta Prison Farm Site” subcommittee of the South River Forest and Public Safety Training Center Community Task Force.

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Monument: The Untold Story of Stone Mountain

Atlanta History Center explores the controversial history of the Stone Mountain carving through online resources and a documentary film.

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Undertold Stories


UnderCurrent is a product of Atlanta History Center that marries undertold stories and current events by highlighting the connections between Atlanta’s past and present.

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Women of Resolve

United States Colored Troops

Atlanta History Center is home to one of the nation’s most comprehensive collections of Civil War memorabilia including a growing number of rare USCT objects. Explore highlights of the collection through a series of videos.

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Listen to podcasts featuring experts from Atlanta History Center.

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