Atlanta History Center
01/23/2017 at 17:34. Facebook
Talk about a changing landscape! Here's a view of the Atlanta BeltLine and Ford Factory Lofts in their industrial heyday, ca. 1919. The Sears, Roebuck and Co. Building, now Ponce City Market, hadn't even been constructed yet!
Atlanta History Center
01/22/2017 at 15:12. Facebook
Overlooking an Atlanta Falcons game in 1973. We're cheering for a big Falcons win today at the NFC Championship! #RiseUp
Atlanta History Center
01/20/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
No time like the present to learn about our past. Come check out our exhibit Gatheround: Stories of Atlanta to learn about the people who made this city great. Don't forget to share your story while you're here!

Gatheround: Stories of Atlanta
Atlanta History Center
01/19/2017 at 22:28. Facebook
Throwback to a 1967 Atlanta Falcons game in the Atlanta Stadium. We're excited to cheer for them this weekend as they play in the NFC Championship! #RiseUp
Atlanta History Center
01/18/2017 at 18:08. Facebook
Check out this view of 1918 downtown Atlanta! Looking north along Peachtree St. at the intersection with present day John Wesley Dobbs Ave.
Come meet author Kathryn Smith at Margaret Mitchell House this Thursday, January 19th! She'll be discussing her latest book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand​, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency.

Author Program Series
Dream big, dream often. Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta. Free admission day, Jan. 16:
Swan House is more than a gorgeous historic home, it's an award-winning wedding venue! Last night Atlanta History Center received Best Outdoor Venue for Swan House and Best Ballroom for Grand Overlook from Modern Luxury Weddings Atlanta. Check out more about our rental offerings:
The Chamberlin, Johnson and Co. building in South Downtown, ca. 1890. Check it out today:
One might say railroads are important to Atlanta's story of growth and development. Check out this view of downtown's railways, ca. 1925.
We're offering free admission and special programming in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16. Check out the schedule of activities:
Artful Dodger, Smith Family Farm's resident rodent chaser, likes to snuggle up in the sun on cold winter days. Check out more about his home:
The Atlanta History Museum will open at 12:00pm with half price admission, but our historic houses and gardens will remain closed. Our midtown campus, Margaret Mitchell House, will open at 12:00pm. Stay safe and warm everyone!
Atlanta History Center will close today at 3:00pm and open tomorrow at 12:00pm. Stay tuned for updates. Get ready for a winter wonderland scene like this one from Grant Park, ca. 1920. Keep safe and warm!
Did you know columns from the Trust Company of Georgia Building, demolished in 1971, now stand outside Atlanta History Center? Built in 1891 at the corner of Pryor & Edgewood Ave, the building is seen here ca. 1910.
A look at the bones of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's Central Library at Forsyth St. and Carnegie Way, ca. 1977. Check it out today:
Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta. Free admission day, Jan. 16:
Progress is being made on the interior of the Cyclorama wing at Atlanta History Center. Thanks to C.D. Moody Construction Company, Inc. for this up-close look!
Hello winter! Here's hoping for safe, fun-filled snow days. This group of Grant Park kiddos sure seemed to enjoy it, ca. 1920.
Doing some last minute shopping? Give the gift of experiencing history, give the gift of membership to the Atlanta History Center. Learn more: