Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Friday, Aug 25, 2017
GHS Fall Board Meeting
 Georgia Historical Society will hold its Fall Board Meeting in Atlanta on Friday, August 25, 2017.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
2017 American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Annual Meeting
On September 6, 2017, GHS President and CEO Dr. Todd Groce will co-chair the 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting's Leadership Forum in Austin, Texas. For information on the AASLH Annual Meeting, please visit about.aaslh.org/conference.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
11:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: Oak Ridge Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Macon GA
Please join the Georgia Historical Society for the dedication of a new historical marker for Oak Ridge Cemetery. The dedication will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Oak Ridge Cemetery 66 Madison Street, Macon, GA 31201 Use the Madison Street gate entrance to Rose Hill Cemetery The marker reads: Oak Ridge...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017
John McPherson Berrien Award Presentation
GHS will present the John McPherson Berrien Award to Robert L. Brown, Jr. at the Decatur Rotary Club. This is a private event.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
11:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: Georgia-Pacific
Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta GA
The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker for Georgia-Pacific on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. The dedication will be held at: Georgia-Pacific 133 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Friday, Oct 6, 2017
10:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: Sinking of the HMS Otranto
Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sylvania GA
Please join the Georgia Historical Society for the dedication of a new historical marker for Sinking of the HMS Otranto. The dedication will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Veterans’ Memorial Park (immediately adjacent from Sylvania City Hall) 104 S. Main Street, Sylvania 30467 The marker reads: Sinking of the H.M.S....

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
6:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson: Leadership in a Revolutionary World
Christ Church Episcopal, Savannah GA
A Conversation with Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr. Alan Taylor Georgia Historical Society and UVaClub of Savannah will host an evening with Dr. Alan Taylor, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair at the University of Virginia, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, winner of the Bancroft Prize, and the National Book Award. November 2, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.  Free...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
7:30 pm
The Culinary Thomas Jefferson
Olde Pink House Restaurant, Savannah 31401
Join the Olde Pink House Restaurant and the Georgia Historical Society for cocktails and a specially-curated menu inspired by the lavish hospitality enjoyed at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Share a toast with our honored guest Dr. Alan Taylor, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair at the University of Virginia. Dine, as Daniel Webster...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018
10:45 am
2018 Georgia Day Parade
Forsyth Park, Savannah GA
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 through Savannah’s historic squares during this...

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 - Sunday, Feb 11, 2018
2018 Colonial Faire & Muster
Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah GA
The 2018 Colonial Faire & Muster will be held on February 10 and 11 at Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah. Please check back soon for details.

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018
2018 Super Museum Sunday
The Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at participating sites throughout Georgia. Please check back soon for details.

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018
2018 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Hyatt Regency, Savannah GA
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2018 Georgia Trustees at the Trustees Gala on February 17, 2018 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...

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
7:00 pm
2019 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
7:00 pm
2020 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 20, 2021
7:00 pm
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
7:00 pm
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala