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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29 Jun
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
30 Jun
Thursday, Jun 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
01 Jul
Friday, Jul 1, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
02 Jul
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
04 Jul
Monday, Jul 4, 2022    
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2022.
06 Jul
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
07 Jul
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
08 Jul
Friday, Jul 8, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
12 Jul
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the Georgia Historical Society in a free, one-day, in-person professional development opportunity for teaching challenging histories.
13 Jul
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
14 Jul
Thursday, Jul 14, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
15 Jul
Friday, Jul 15, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
16 Jul
Saturday, Jul 16, 2022    
12:00 am
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
20 Jul
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
21 Jul
Thursday, Jul 21, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
22 Jul
Friday, Jul 22, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
27 Jul
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
28 Jul
Thursday, Jul 28, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
29 Jul
Friday, Jul 29, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
01 Aug
Monday, Aug 1, 2022    
The Georgia Historical Society, in conjunction with the Rich Foundation, the Georgia State Medical Association, and the Atlanta Medical Association, will dedicate a historical marker [...]
03 Aug
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
04 Aug
Thursday, Aug 4, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
05 Aug
Friday, Aug 5, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
06 Aug
Saturday, Aug 6, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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GHS administers Georgia’s statewide marker program, erecting historical markers across Georgia.

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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.