Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
11:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: Alonzo Herndon
Alonzo Herndon marker dedication, Atlanta GA
Please join the Georgia Historical Society for the dedication of a new historical marker for Alonzo Herndon. The dedication will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. 100 Auburn Avenue, NE Atlanta, GA 30303 The marker reads: Alonzo Herndon 1858-1927 Alonzo Herndon was born into slavery in Walton County, Georgia, in 1858....

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 a National Book Award finalist. November 2, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. ...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
7:30 pm
The Culinary Thomas Jefferson
Olde Pink House Restaurant, Savannah 31401
This event is sold out. Please call 912-651-2125, ext. 110 for waitlisting.   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...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
12:30 pm
Savannah Law School Constitutional Law Class visit to the GHS Research Center
GHS Research Center, Savannah GA


Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 - Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Georgia Educational Technology Conference
Georgia International Convention Center, Atlanta GA
GHS will be exhibiting and presenting at the 2017 GaETC Conference in Atlanta November 8-10. For more information, visit the GaETC Conference website.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Senior Citizens, Inc. visit to the GHS Research Center
GHS Research Center, Savannah GA


Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Professional Development Workshop: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
Okefenokee RESA, Waycross GA
Opening America’s Archives: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom Wednesday, December 5, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Okefenokee RESA 1450 N. Augusta Avenue Waycross, GA 31503 Presented by the Georgia Historical Society, this one-day course will explore the value of using primary sources across disciplines and will introduce participants to the library and archival...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017
GHS Winter Board Meeting
Georgia Historical Society will hold its Winter Board Meeting in Savannah on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

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. Audiences of all ages enjoy this popular, family-friendly annual living history program. The event features costumed interpreters and vendors offering students and adults a taste of the excitement and adversity of life for the first...

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 Georgia Historical Society and leaders from across the state as Governor Nathan Deal inducts the 2018 Georgia Trustees, Ed Bastian and Paul Bowers. GHS presents “A Royal Intent,” an event inspired by King George II’s 1732 Charter of Georgia. It is our will and pleasure to celebrate the newest Georgia Trustees in deed...

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