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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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.
05 Feb
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Explore more than 100 sites in person and online during Super Museum Sunday. Georgians and visitors alike experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout Georgia open their doors for an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard.
08 Feb
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
09 Feb
Thursday, Feb 9, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
10 Feb
Friday, Feb 10, 2023    
10:45 am
The Georgia Historical Society invites students, teachers, and parents to participate in this student-focused annual event recognizing the span of Georgia’s diverse history during the commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony.
10 Feb
Friday, Feb 10, 2023    
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
15 Feb
Wednesday, Feb 15, 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 Feb
Thursday, Feb 16, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
17 Feb
Friday, Feb 17, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023    
12:00 am
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
20 Feb
Monday, Feb 20, 2023    
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023, in observance of President’s Day.
22 Feb
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
23 Feb
Thursday, Feb 23, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
24 Feb
Friday, Feb 24, 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 Feb
Monday, Feb 27, 2023    
3:00 pm
Please join us on Monday, February 27, 2023, for the dedication of a new Georgia historical marker for Camilla Massacre.
01 Mar
Wednesday, Mar 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 Mar
Thursday, Mar 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 Mar
Friday, Mar 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.
Events on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023
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05 Feb
Events on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023
Events on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023
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Events on Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
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Events on Friday, Feb 24, 2023
Events on Monday, Feb 27, 2023
Events on Wednesday, Mar 1, 2023
Events on Thursday, Mar 2, 2023
Events on Friday, Mar 3, 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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