Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021
5:00 pm
Virtual Presentation to the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames
GHS Senior Historian Dr. Stan Deaton will speak to the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames on April 21. This is a private event.

Saturday, Apr 24, 2021
Historical Marker Dedication: Martin Luther King, Jr. in Decatur
On April 24, 2021, the Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker for The Rev.  Martin Luther King, Jr. in Decatur. The marker will be dedicated in a closed ceremony in consideration of COVID-19 protocols.

Monday, Apr 26, 2021
11:00 am
Presentation to SCAD class
This is a private event.

Friday, Apr 30, 2021
Historical Marker Dedication: Silvertown Historic Mill Village
On April 30, 2021, the Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker recognizing Silvertown Historic Mill Village. The marker will be dedicated in a closed ceremony in consideration of COVID-19 protocols.

Sunday, May 2, 2021
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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 in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard.

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Historical Marker Dedication: Bynes-Royall Funeral Home
On May 8, 2021, the Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker recognizing Bynes-Royall Funeral Home. The marker will be dedicated in a closed ceremony in consideration of COVID-19 protocols.

Friday, May 21, 2021
Historical Marker Dedication: Amanda America Dickson Toomer
On May 21, 2021, the Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker recognizing Amanda America Dickson Toomer. The marker will be dedicated in a closed ceremony in consideration of COVID-19 protocols.

Saturday, Jun 5, 2021
8:00 pm
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2021 Georgia Trustees at the Trustees Gala on June 5, 2021 in Savannah. The Trustees Gala is the Georgia Historical Society’s premiere annual event and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival. Each year, this elegant and much-anticipated evening draws top local, state, and national leaders to honor and pay tribute to the best the State of Georgia has produced.

Monday, Jun 28, 2021
Executive Committee Meeting
This is a private event.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2022
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Thursday, Nov 17, 2022
Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow Induction: Annette Gordon-Reed
On Thursday, November 17, 2022, the Georgia Historical Society will induct Annette Gordon-Reed as a Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
2023 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Apr 29, 2023
2023 Trustees Gala – tentative


Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
2024 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Apr 27, 2024
2024 Trustees Gala – tentative