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.

Veteran's Day ceremony
Veteran's Day ceremony
Veteran's Day ceremony
Veteran's Day ceremony
Veteran's Day ceremony, coat with pins and flag

Join Atlanta History Center at our 2021 Veterans Day commemoration ceremony honoring the service and sacrifice of all our nation’s veterans, past and present.

This ceremony will take place on November 11 from 11am–12pm in Veterans Park at the corner of West Paces Ferry Road and Slaton Drive, and will feature speakers, music, and the opportunity to connect with other veterans and their families. Ceremony guests will receive free admission to Atlanta History Center following the program.

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 objects identified specifically with African American USCT soldiers and regiments.

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Veterans History Project

As a Founding Partner of the Veterans History Project, an initiative of the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center, Atlanta History Center conducts oral history interviews with Veterans to preserve their stories for future generations.

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Military History Resources

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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Related. Author Talk.

As a part of Atlanta History Center’s Virtual Author Talk series, Katherine Landdeck discusses her book The Women With Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II.

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