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Date/Time Event
02/02/2015
11:00 am
Georgia History Festival's Kickoff at the Capitol
Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta GA
Georgia History Festival’s Kickoff at the Capitol The Georgia Historical Society invites you to join us as we kick off the Georgia History Festival in the south wing of the Capitol on February 2nd, 2015, at 11 a.m. We will have a short ceremony with greetings from dignitaries and a James Edward Oglethorpe interpreter. Students...

02/05/2015
6:30 pm
Georgia History Festival Keynote Address
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah GA
“Hernando de Soto's Legacy in Georgia, From Capachequi to Coosa” Dr. Dennis Blanton, James Madison University Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah Join us as archeologist Dennis Blanton of James Madison University (formerly of the Fernbank Museum of Natural History) discusses his work over the past decade to better define the...

02/07/2015 - 02/08/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Georgia History Festival's Colonial Faire and Muster
Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah GA
Georgia History Festival’s Colonial Faire & Muster Experience the everyday life of colonial times through historical re-enactments, cannon firings, demonstrations of cooking and craft techniques, music and dance. Free and open to the public. Saturday and Sunday, February 7-8, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah Sponsored by:

02/08/2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Multiple sites throughout Coastal Georgia From downtown to the edge of the city, from Statesboro to Darien, over 40 cultural institutions, historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and coastal Georgia open their doors to the public for this Georgia Historical Society tradition. Free and open to the public....

02/12/2015
9:30 am
Shuman Cup Cricket Tournament
Shuman Elementary School, Savannah GA
Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m. Shuman Elementary School, Savannah Come cheer for the teams of the annual colonial cricket tournament for Chatham County elementary schools!  Local teams are introduced to the Georgia colony’s favorite sport during this fun and educational experience. Team registration is open to all Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools.  Call Shuman Elementary...

02/14/2015
All Day
2015 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2015 Georgia Trustees at the Trustees Gala on February 14, 2015 in Savannah. The Trustees Gala is the Georgia Historical Society’s premiere annual event and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival. Each year, this elegant and much-anticipated evening draws...

02/18/2015
9:00 am
Georgia Day Dignitaries Coffee
Hodgson Hall, Savannah GA
Wednesday, February 18, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. This invitation-only event for dignitaries, sponsors, and special guests commences the time-honored custom of the Georgia Day Parade. Sponsored by:

02/18/2015
10:30 am
Georgia History Festival's Georgia Day Parade
Forsyth Park, Savannah GA
Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony of February 12, 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to join us as students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical figures march...

02/20/2015
10:30 am
Rain Date for Georgia History Festival's Georgia Day Parade
Forsyth Park, Savannah GA
In the event of a rain-out, the Georgia Day Parade will be held on February 20.



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