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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28 Sep
Wednesday, Sep 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 Sep
Thursday, Sep 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 Sep
Friday, Sep 30, 2022    
For the safety of patrons and staff, the Georgia Historical Society Research Center and Jepson House Education Center in Savannah will be closed on Friday, [...]
01 Oct
Saturday, Oct 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.
05 Oct
Wednesday, Oct 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 Oct
Thursday, Oct 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 Oct
Friday, Oct 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.
10 Oct
Monday, Oct 10, 2022    
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10, 2022.
11 Oct
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022    
1:00 pm
Please join us for the dedication of two new Georgia historical markers in Atlanta on October 11, 2022.
12 Oct
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
13 Oct
Thursday, Oct 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 Oct
Friday, Oct 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 Oct
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022    
12:00 am
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
19 Oct
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
20 Oct
Thursday, Oct 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 Oct
Friday, Oct 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.
26 Oct
Wednesday, Oct 26, 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 Oct
Thursday, Oct 27, 2022 - Friday, Oct 28, 2022    
GHS will be at the 2022 Georgia Council for the Social Studies annual conference on October 27-28, in Athens, Georgia.
27 Oct
Thursday, Oct 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 Oct
Friday, Oct 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.
02 Nov
Wednesday, Nov 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.
03 Nov
Thursday, Nov 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 Nov
Friday, Nov 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 Nov
Saturday, Nov 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.
Events on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022
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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.