Did you know Atlanta History Center now offers behind-the-scenes tours? Our expansive collections are sure to surprise you! Nerd-out over Atlanta history with us every Friday morning.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

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02/26/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Come on in and become a history explorer! Swan House is ready for you: bit.ly/2d1zth6
Atlanta History Center
02/24/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
Join us next Tuesday as author and career intelligence officer, John Nixon, shares about his experience as primary interrogator of Saddam Hussein.

Author Programs

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Atlanta History Center
02/22/2017 at 21:16. Facebook
Take a peek inside the Atlantic Steel mill ca. 1940, now the site of Atlantic Station.
Atlanta History Center
02/21/2017 at 22:06. Facebook
Soon after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, abolitionists began to call for the creation of black regiments. At first, the South and most of the North responded with outrage – southerners promised to execute any black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the necessary courage. Meanwhile, Massachusetts, long the...
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Douglas Egerton, Thunder at the Gates

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Atlanta History Center
02/21/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
Make this summer historic! Our summer camps have fun, new themes each week. Check out all the options: bit.ly/2hmdc32
Looking down Peachtree St. from its intersection with Mitchell St. ca. 1895. Check out what it looks like today: bit.ly/2lfI8Bl!
Regenstein's on Whitehall - available for all your cloak and straw goods needs, ca. 1881.
Looking out over Atlanta from the Equitable Building, ca. 1895.
We're loving Atlanta Magazine's history highlights this month!

19 things you didn't know about Atlanta's past - Atlanta Magazine

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Grab your last minute Valentine's Day gifts at Hart Brothers' Five and Dime on Whitehall St., ca. 1882.
Curious about what the new home of The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting looks like? Check out this sneak peek of the Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building. Learn more about the relocation and restoration process at atlantahistorycenter.com/cyclorama.
That's a wrap on day two! The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting has arrived to its new home. Learn more about the relocation and restoration process at atlantahistorycenter.com/cyclorama.
Did you know each scroll containing The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting weighs approximately 5 tons? Stay tuned for more updates as history comes full circle at Atlanta History Center! #makehistory
The second scroll has left the building! Stay tuned for updates on the move and relocation of The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting as we continue to #makehistory today.
Last night we made history as the first scroll of The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting was removed from the Grant Park facility and transported to Atlanta History Center. The second will be relocated this morning. Stay tuned for updates and find out more at atlantahistorycenter.com/cyclorama. #makehistory
Update: Sometimes making history takes a little time, but things are underway! #makehistory
A last look at The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting inside the Grant Park facility. It's scrolled and ready to go! Stay tuned for updates and find out more at atlantahistorycenter.com/cyclorama.
On a historic day for The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting, we look back at its past. Here are the artists, who created this piece of history, standing in their Milwaukee studio, ca. 1886. Today we'll be making history as the painting is removed from Grant Park and relocated to Atlanta History Center. Stay tuned for updates! Thank you to Wisconsin Historical Society for this fantastic...
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That's a wrap! Our preservation experts have divided the Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting into two segments and carefully scrolled both in preparation for its relocation to Atlanta History Center. Learn more about the move: bit.ly/2d09IRn