Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
Research Roundup: Collecting Evidence
In recognition of Archives Month, the Georgia Historical Society is hosting two-hour field trips to the Research Center on October 2, 16, and 30. The unique two-hour field trip experience, Research Roundup: Collecting Evidence, focuses on historical research.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
Dr. Todd Groce to speak to Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island
Dr. Groce will present a program on the Tet Offensive with Dr. Ted Moore. This is a private event.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
Historical Marker Dedication: Dr. Crawford W. Long and Anesthesia for Surgery
The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker for the Birthplace of Anesthesia on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Jefferson, Georgia.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018
7:00 pm
An Evening with David Blight
Please join us for a special program with Dr. David W. Blight at the debut of his new book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster) in Savannah. Dr. Blight is one of the country’s most renowned historians of slavery and the Civil War era.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
Dr. Groce to speak at the Ford Plantation
This is a private event.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018
Shiloh Orphanage historical marker dedication
Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, Augusta GA
The Georgia Historical Society will dedicate a new historical marker for Shiloh Orphanage on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. The dedication will take place at the Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, 1635 15th Street in Augusta, Georgia.

Friday, Feb 1, 2019
10:45 am
2019 Georgia Day Parade
As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony of February 12, 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to join us as students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical figures march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event.

Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 - Sunday, Feb 10, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2019 Colonial Faire & Muster
Audiences of all ages enjoy this popular, family-friendly annual living history program at Wormsloe State Historic Site. The event features costumed interpreters and vendors offering students and adults a taste of the excitement and adversity of life for the first settlers of colonial Georgia.

Sunday, Feb 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2019 Super Museum Sunday
The Georgia History Festival‘s Super Museum Sunday will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at participating sites throughout Georgia. 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. Free and open to the public. Sites offer free admission from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless alternate hours are noted.

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
7:00 pm
2019 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Featuring the induction of the 2019 Georgia Trustees

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
7:00 pm
2020 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Featuring the induction of the 2020 Georgia Trustees

Saturday, Feb 20, 2021
7:00 pm
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
7:00 pm
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala

Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
7:00 pm
2023 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala