THE SOURCE FOR GEORGIA HISTORY

Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history. GHS houses the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to Georgia history in the nation. Founded in 1839, the Georgia Historical Society is the oldest continuously operated historical society in the South.


Learn about Georgia’s rich history through daily video and audio segments and related educational materials.
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02 Jan
Monday, Jan 2, 2023    
The Georgia Historical Society Research Center and offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023.
04 Jan
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
05 Jan
Thursday, Jan 5, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
06 Jan
Friday, Jan 6, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
07 Jan
Saturday, Jan 7, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
11 Jan
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
12 Jan
Thursday, Jan 12, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
13 Jan
Friday, Jan 13, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
16 Jan
Monday, Jan 16, 2023    
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
18 Jan
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
19 Jan
Thursday, Jan 19, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
20 Jan
Friday, Jan 20, 2023    
The Georgia Historical Society will hold its Winter Board of Curators meeting on Friday, January 20, 2023.
20 Jan
Friday, Jan 20, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
21 Jan
Saturday, Jan 21, 2023    
12:00 am
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
25 Jan
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
26 Jan
Thursday, Jan 26, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
27 Jan
Friday, Jan 27, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
01 Feb
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
02 Feb
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
03 Feb
Friday, Feb 3, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
04 Feb
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 - Sunday, Feb 5, 2023    
Explore Wormsloe State Historic Site during this popular annual event as audiences of all ages enjoy special living-history programs and demonstrations in an historic outdoor setting.
Events on Monday, Jan 2, 2023
Events on Wednesday, Jan 4, 2023
Events on Thursday, Jan 5, 2023
Events on Friday, Jan 6, 2023
Events on Saturday, Jan 7, 2023
Events on Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023
Events on Thursday, Jan 12, 2023
Events on Friday, Jan 13, 2023
Events on Monday, Jan 16, 2023
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Events on Thursday, Jan 19, 2023
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Events on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023
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Events on Friday, Jan 27, 2023
Events on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023
Events on Thursday, Feb 2, 2023
Events on Friday, Feb 3, 2023
Events on Saturday, Feb 4, 2023
See what is happening at the Georgia Historical Society, including events and library hours.
GHS administers Georgia’s statewide marker program, erecting historical markers across Georgia.
Use these tools to search the Georgia Historical Society collections.
Experience the stories that make up Georgia’s past and discover treasures from the GHS collection.
The Georgia History Festival is the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society.

ABOUT THE GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY


As an educational and research institution, GHS teaches Georgia history through a variety of educational programs, scholarly publications, and research services. It publishes the award-winning Georgia Historical Quarterly (Georgia’s journal of record since 1917), maintains a library and archives, manages the Historical Marker Program for the State of Georgia, produced the two-time Emmy Award-winning television and radio program Today in Georgia History (in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting), and organizes the annual K-12 education program Georgia History Festival.

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