Saturday, October 8, 2011


We are pleased to have Ms. Lucy Waller as our speaker at the October 16th meeting.. Ms. Wallwer will be speaking on "Vanishing Georgia: Small Town Life in Fayetteville" Growing up in Fayetteville in the 1940s and 50s. Come hear her recall this unique time in Fayetteville.Her story and period photos  are seen in a recent issue of "Georgia Backroads" magazine.The meeting will begin at 3PM
CB Glover

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Limited-Time Membership "Atlanta History Center": 3 Days to Save 40%

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Membership at the Atlanta History Center has always been an exceptional value - and today is no different! As a member, you enjoy year-round benefits including unlimited free admission to the History Center and the Margaret Mitchell House.  
But what does that mean? That means you have unlimited free access to permanent and special traveling exhibitions; annual program favorites like Sheep to Shawl, Fall Folklife Festival, and The Holiday Spirit; and to Magic Mondays, our monthly toddler program. You also receive reciprocal discount benefits at historical museums throughout the United States, a subscription to Connections magazine, and discounts on purchases in our Museum Shops and the Coca Cola cafĂ©.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Moreland, Georgia Museums Open House

Got a call from this lady last night at the FCHS, about the info below. Sounds like an interesting trip. . The PP attachment is very nice.
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On behalf of the Moreland, Ga. Museums and our company which provides management services for them, it is my pleasure to invite you to our Open House Saturday, July 23 from 10am to 3pm.  It will be a day immersed in history and fun. Our museums are anxious to show off their new exhibits.  It will also be a day to share ideas with others from area historical and cultural arts organizations. 

Please see the attached invitation. We hope to see you at our Open House.
Best wishes,
Carol Chancey
Cloudland Canyon Entertainment

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

New Hours of Georgia Archives

Important message related to hours of the Georgia Archives. See Below:
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Beginning July 1, 2011, public hours at the Georgia Archives are now Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The new hours are a result of reductions in the Georgia Archives' fiscal year 2012 budget. We regret the inconvenience this may cause researchers, and we greatly appreciate your understanding.
Thank you,
The Georgia Archives

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011


For information on the lecture series held in Newnan this month, go to our web site and click on "calender" The lectures will be related to battles in Coweta Co. and surrounding area. 

CB Glover

Thursday, June 2, 2011

New "OLD" photos on Facebook Site

I have added a number on new "old" photos to our facebook site. See at below link.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Gone With the Wind Manuscript Exhibit Opening

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Summer Camp 2011
Registration open; Camps begin June 6, 2011

Atlanta History Center summer campers explore the past and the world around them through enriching and engaging activities. Join the fun with games, stories, crafts, and outdoor expeditions as well as interactive exhibitions.

Learn more about the camps.


Admission to all lectures is $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers, and free to Annual Fund donors unless noted otherwise. Reservations are required for all lectures. Please call 404.814.4150 or reserve your tickets online.

Sidney Isenberg Lecture Series: Melissa Fay Greene
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Learn more about the author and program.

Elizabeth Musser
The Sweetest Thing
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Gone With the Wind: Celebrating 75 Years
Inspired by Margaret: Four Georgia Authors Discuss how Margaret Mitchell Inspired Their Work
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Learn more about the author and program.

Special Offers

Bank of America Musuems on Us
June 4th and 5th

Take advantage of the Museums on Us program on the first full weekend of every month for free! All you need is a photo ID and your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch card. Learn more about the program.

Blue Star Museums
Memorial Day, May 31, 2011 - Labor Day, September 6, 2011.

The Atlanta History Center is a proud participant of the Blue Star Museums program. We will offer free admission to military personnel and their families from May 31 - September 6, 2011.

Summer Writing Camp 2011

Registration open; Camps begins June 6, 2011

Our camps provide an opportunity for youth to discover the power and excitement of writing, while honing their writing skills in a fun, interactive environment. With 10-15 participants per camp, each writer receives individual attention, while learning how to create meaningful prose through a variety of techniques, like stream-of-consciousness writing, journaling, free verse poetry, and more!

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Historical Society Meeting/Photos

5:25 PM

Sunday Meet. Historical Society, 3PM, Today 22nd

                    Last minute reminder

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Historical Society Meeting - this Sunday -May 22nd


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Don't forget the Fayette County Historical Society's May meeting is on Sunday the 22nd at 3:00 p.m. at the Margaret Mitchell Research Center, 195 Lee Street , Fayetteville .   Our speaker will be Carole Marsh.  She is the founder and CEO of an award-winning children's book publishing company, Gallopade International, headquartered in Peachtree City .   The author of thousands of books (fiction and non-fiction), she has more than 25 pages of title listings in "Children's Books in Print".  While most recognized by children for her Carole Marsh Real Kids! Real Places! Mysteries, all ages will be delighted by her books, especially those on Georgia .  American Milestones and 1000 Biographies are among her curriculum series used in schools in Georgia and across the United States .  Most recently, she is the creator and author of a 6-book series, The Student's Civil War, non-fiction, graphic novels created to coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Carole is a Georgia native, born in Atlanta .  She and her husband, Bob, are long-time residents of Peachtree City and members at PTC United Methodist Church .

I hope you'll join us to hear this special 2007 Georgia Author of the Year.  She nominated again in 2011 for Georgia Author of the Year for her book Mary America: First Girl President of the United States.




Monday, May 16, 2011

New Photos

I took photos today at the Taste of Fayette and Living History Exhibit . Check Face Book sites for the
 Fayette Co. Museum.
 Historical Society and

Wednesday, May 11, 2011