Georgia History (blog)

Georgia history comes alive

Founded in 1839, the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the South’s oldest and continuously operated historical society. Its annual Georgia History Festival is going on now in Savannah and statewide, featuring two free, family-friendly events this weekend. The Colonial Faire and…

Catch Olympics fever

The 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games were arguably a turning point for Atlanta, generating significant economic development and focusing the world’s attention on the city. On the eve of the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Games, the Atlanta History Center is celebrating…