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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31 Aug
Wednesday, Aug 31, 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 Sep
Thursday, Sep 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 Sep
Friday, Sep 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 Sep
Saturday, Sep 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.
05 Sep
Monday, Sep 5, 2022    
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022.
07 Sep
Wednesday, Sep 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 Sep
Thursday, Sep 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.
09 Sep
Friday, Sep 9, 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 Sep
Wednesday, Sep 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 Sep
Thursday, Sep 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 Sep
Friday, Sep 16, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit the Georgia Historical Society Research Center on Friday, September 16, 2022, to view Abraham Baldwin’s original draft copy of the US Constitution! One of only a few still in existence, the draft includes the handwritten margin notes of Baldwin, one of Georgia’s signers of the Constitution of 1787.
16 Sep
Friday, Sep 16, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open to the public on Friday, September 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a special Constitution Day program. [...]
17 Sep
Saturday, Sep 17, 2022    
12:00 am
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
21 Sep
Wednesday, Sep 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 Sep
Thursday, Sep 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.
22 Sep
Thursday, Sep 22, 2022    
6:00 pm
To kick off the 2022-2023 Georgia History Festival, the Georgia Historical Society and UVA Club of Savannah will host a talk by Dr. Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Vice President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Saunders Director Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. The talk will take place at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church in Savannah.
23 Sep
Friday, Sep 23, 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 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    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The GHS Research Center is open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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.
Events on Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022
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Events on Friday, Sep 30, 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.