Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
05/28/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Much of Old Fourth Ward was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1917, but not the building that's now home to Georgia Beer Garden! Come learn more about the fire and drink some local brews at Party With the Past this Thursday.
Much of Old Fourth Ward was destroyed by the Great Fire of

Party With the Past

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Britton Rogers
Come hang out with us at Swan House this Memorial Day weekend!
Come hang out with us at Swan House this Memorial Day weekend
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
05/26/2017 at 18:55. Facebook
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School's out for summer at Girls High School in Grant Park, ca. 1925.
Bueller Schools out for summer at Girls High School in Grant Park
Muriel Brown Inabnet
Muriel Brown Inabnet
Barbara McClure Lowenkopf
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
05/24/2017 at 20:13. Facebook
New season, new reads! Dive into your summer reading list with Atlanta History Center's latest lineup of author programs.
New season new reads Dive into your summer reading list with Atlanta

Author Programs

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Atlanta History Center
05/23/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
See Midtown in a way you never have before! Hidden Midtown brings friends together for an exploration of this little piece of Atlanta. Join Atlanta History Center at our midtown campus for scavenger hunts through the surrounding area that guide you through the many layers of the neighborhood’s history.

Find your creative side while exploring the history of art in Midtown. The scavenger hunt...
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Hidden Midtown: heART of the city

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Mandi Sjostrom
Mandi Sjostrom
Mandi Sjostrom
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
05/21/2017 at 19:07. Facebook
100 years ago today the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 swept through the Fourth Ward, destroying 300 acres and leaving 10,000 homeless. Learn more about the fire's impact in our latest blog post.
100 years ago today the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 swept through

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Becky Veal Bradley
Hey history explorers! We're at Fire in the Fourth today sharing historic photo scavenger hunts in the area. Come check it out!
Beautiful day for exploring history! Next time you visit be sure to check out the gardens at Smith Family Farm!
Beautiful day for exploring history Next time you visit be sure to
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Uncle Sam Wants You! WWI and the American Poster opens this Saturday! Learn how artists used their talents to muster support for the war effort. Get some more info: bit.ly/2qwHyUn.
Uncle Sam Wants You WWI and the American Poster opens this Saturday
From the suburban Midwest to New York City to the 1968 riots that rocked Chicago and beyond, The Nix explores—with sharp humor and a fierce tenderness—the resilience of love and home, even in times of radical change.

It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson—college professor, stalled writer—has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn’t seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the...
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From the suburban Midwest to New York City to the 1968 riots

Nathan Hill, The Nix

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Check out Atlanta History Center's history summer camps in Buckhead and writing summer camps in Midtown. With new themes each week, there's something fun for everyone!
Check out Atlanta History Centers history summer camps in Buckhead and writing

Have a Historic Summer!

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This Mother's Day we're celebrating bold, brave women in Atlanta's history. Check out our blog post sharing how women in Atlanta contributed to the war effort during WWI.
This Mothers Day were celebrating bold brave women in Atlantas history Check

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Before there was West End, there was Whitehall. Named after the Whitehall Inn and Tavern, the community was
established in 1835. A few years later it was renamed West End after London’s theater district. Fast forward to 1991 – the
“West End, Talk it up!” button was created to help gain historic district zoning for the area. High five to those who were
doing it for the culture!
Before there was West End there was Whitehall Named after the Whitehall
Kevin J. Fitzgerald
Looking for plans this Mother's Day weekend? Come frolic in our gardens!
Looking for plans this Mother's Day weekend Come frolic in our gardens

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Richard Funderburke
Getting it straight from the source at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company plant on Edgewood Ave, ca. 1934.
Getting it straight from the source at the CocaCola Bottling Company plant
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Christina Couturiaux Kelner
Marie Cain
Feels like traffic's been backed up since 1973, but the worst of it is almost over! Atlanta's ready to prove that it's the Phoenix City once again.
Feels like traffics been backed up since 1973 but the worst of
Mandi Sjostrom
John Marsh
Charles Henagan
Holy compost! This pile of garbage is more than meets the eye. Atlanta History Center gardens staff partner with our onsite Souper Jenny cafe to turn food waste into plant fuel through an active compost. You can learn more about our sustainability efforts here: bit.ly/2pZXP2c. Happy compost awareness week!
Holy compost This pile of garbage is more than meets the eye
Sandra Young
Anna Rose Gable
Anna Rose Gable
See Midtown in a way you never have before! Hidden Midtown brings friends together for an exploration of this little piece of Atlanta. Join Atlanta History Center at our midtown campus for scavenger hunts through the surrounding area that guide you through the many layers of the neighborhood’s history.

In the first installment of the series, Hidden Midtown: Foodies of the Past, find out where...
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Hidden Midtown: Foodies of the Past

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Jack Grizzle
And just like that, the Texas has been moved into its new home at Atlanta History Center! The full experience will open in fall 2017. All aboard for history! Learn more about the Texas: bit.ly/2qJuo3r
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Graham Morrison
In 1927 Harper Evans rode the Texas as it was pushed into the Grant Park facility. Ninety years later he helped us welcome the locomotive into its new home at Atlanta History Center! Way to #makehistory!
In 1927 Harper Evans rode the Texas as it was pushed into
Phil Gast
David Young
Phil Petty