Historic Oakland Cemetery

Historic Oakland Cemetery

Atlanta City fathers purchased six acres in 1850 to be a public burial ground for a young but fast-growing town that already had a population of more than 2,500. It was designed as a rural garden cemetery, a 19th Century innovation

Touch and Feel History Storytime

Touch and Feel History Storytime

Why do old books smell funny? Why are some of grandma’s pictures black and white? Take a journey into the past with JoyEllen Williams – Special Collections Curator at Kennesaw State University – and explore the exciting world of archives

Kennesaw Mountain: Beyond the War

Kennesaw Mountain: Beyond the War

You’ve probably already heard stories about the role Kennesaw Mountain played during the Civil War. There are many more tales to tell, however, about things that have happened on the mountain. In conjunction with the Georgia Room, join us for

Titanic Lecture and Artifact Exhibit

Titanic Lecture and Artifact Exhibit

Join us as Switzer Library welcomes Joshua Noble, Titanic history enthusiast and collector, as he shares his passion around the storied past of the Titanic and those Georgians that were on that fateful journey. Titanic artifacts from Mr. Noble’s personal

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