Veterans Day

Atlanta History Center’s annual Veterans Day program honors the sacrifice of the women and men who served in the United States armed forces.

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Veteran's Day ceremony
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Join Atlanta History Center at our 2022 Veterans Day commemoration ceremony honoring the service and sacrifice of all our nation’s veterans, past and present.

Atlanta History Center invites all active duty service members, veterans, their families, and grateful community members to attend our annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11 at 11am in Veterans Park. This year’s ceremony will feature keynote speaker Major General Bret C. Larson, Commander, 22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, along with musical performances by the 116th Army Band, tenor soloist Timothy Miller, and bagpiper Wayne Coleman. Past Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association (AVVBA) President, Army veteran, and West Point graduate Vince Corica will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Join us as we honor all veterans, past and present, and thank them for their invaluable service.

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Atlanta History Center is home to one of the nation’s most comprehensive collections of Civil War memorabilia including a growing number of rare objects identified specifically with African American USCT soldiers and regiments.

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Explore Kenan Research Center’s Military History archival resources portal to learn about how to search our archives and view oral histories.

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