The Journal
The Latest from the History Center
Journal Newsletter October 7th-13th
Published: October 13 2019
We had a great turnout for our popular Family Day about ancient Rome. During our living history program, visitors learned about the…
Journal Newsletter Sept 30 - Oct 6
Published: October 07 2019
By Executive Director Glen KyleMany of the History Center's members and supporters know that Marvin Locey recently passed away at the age of…
Journal Newsletter September 23-27
Published: September 29 2019
Last year the History Center received generous funding from donors to develop Gainesville Reads, a free, one-on-one tutoring program for…
Journal Newsletter Journal Sept 16-20
Published: September 23 2019
Our Museum Services Manager, Sommer, will be writing a series of articles on the history of Northeast Georgia towns! Enjoy this first…
Journal Newsletter Sept 9-13th
Published: September 15 2019
Vicki Starner presented at our last Forum about the fascinating life and career of Dr. Crawford Long. Vicki is the Director of the Crawford…
Journal Newsletter Sept 2nd - 8th
Published: September 09 2019
Thanks to everyone who joined us for a fun-filled Family Day during Past Times, Pastimes! Kids and adults alike enjoyed games and activities…
Journal Newsletter August 26th - 30th
Published: September 01 2019
A Day Off from Labor, Celebrating Labor!-By Director of Education Ken JohnstonLabor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated…
Journal Newsletter August 19th - 23rd
Published: August 23 2019
School is back in session and that means Family Day is too! Join us the second Sunday of the month September through April for our most…
Newsletter August 12th - 16th
Published: August 16 2019
For our final New Gainesville Chautauqua performance of the season, President Andrew Jackson gave a rousing speech explaining his position…
Newsletter August 5th - 9th
Published: August 09 2019
Enjoy the final article on Andrew Jackson before our Chautauqua performance August 13th at 7PM!Part Three – Becoming Old Hickory – Andrew…
Newsletter July 29th - August 2nd
Published: August 02 2019
Executive Director Glen Kyle presented at the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville last week offering insights on Gainesville's history. Kiwanis…
Newsletter July 22 - 26
Published: July 28 2019
Our Archives Management Apprentice Lesley Jones and her Intern Jonathan Houston have curated a new special exhibit for the History Center…
Newsletter July 15th - 19th
Published: July 21 2019
This week was the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In honor of this truly historic event, we took a look back at the impact…
Newsletter July 8th - July 12th
Published: July 14 2019
A Different Perspective in July’s ChautauquaBy Director of Education Ken JohnstonThis past Tuesday, July 9, the History Center presented its…
Newsletter July 1st - 5th
Published: July 07 2019
This week was our Museum Manager David French's last week at the History Center before transitioning to a new career in law. David has been…
Newsletter June 24th - 28th
Published: June 30 2019
By Glen Kyle, Executive DirectorWhen it comes to History Center programming, one of the topics that creates the most interest is the story…
Newsletter June 17th - 21st
Published: June 23 2019
The regular school year may be over but that doesn’t mean the programming stops! This past Friday the History Center hosted day campers from…
Newsletter June 10th - 14th
Published: June 16 2019
This past Tuesday we saw the inaugural performance of our 2019 Chautauqua series The 1830s: A Decade of Removal with Colonial Williamsburg’s…
Newsletter June 3rd - 7th
Published: June 09 2019
Our latest episode of our podcast Then Again with Ken & Glen explores the legacy of D-Day. Executive Director Glen Kyle's offers his…
Newsletter May 27 - May 31st
Published: June 01 2019
With school out for the summer, it's the perfect time to visit the Northeast Georgia History Center with family and friends! Our exhibits…
Newsletter May 18 - 24
Published: May 24 2019
This past weekend we had a change of pace from our usual Sunday Family Day schedule and presented The 1830s: Frontier No More as a special…
Newsletter May 13-17
Published: May 17 2019
We had a wonderful turnout for our Forum led by author and historian Janet Croon about her book The War Outside My Window. This book…
Newsletter May 6 - May 10th
Published: May 10 2019
We have a very exciting Forum coming up on Tuesday, May 14th with author and historian Janet Croon. She will be presenting her research for…
Newsletter April 29th -May 3rd
Published: May 03 2019
The students of ClearWater Academy in Peachtree City, Georgia met Abraham Lincoln during a Live Webcast this week. This was their second…
Newsletter April 22-26
Published: April 26 2019
This week we debuted a new Live Webcast Lesson about World War II. One of the unique features of our Webcasts is that teachers can request…
Newsletter April 15-19
Published: April 22 2019
Congratulations go to two History Center team members this week for receiving awards from the University of North Georgia. Our Executive…
Newsletter April 8-12
Published: April 12 2019
We had a phenomenal show of generosity during our Taste of History fundraiser last night celebrating the life and service of Nathan and…
Newsletter April 1-5
Published: April 05 2019
It's been an unusually quiet week at the History Center with students and teachers on Spring Break, but we did have a significant increase…
Newsletter March 25 - 29
Published: March 29 2019
Civil War ProgramFourth grade students of Flowery Branch Elementary thoroughly enjoyed our Civil War program last Thursday. Museum Services…
Newsletter March 18-22
Published: March 22 2019
This week the fourth grade students of Royston Elementary School meet Harriet Tubman during a Live Webcast from the Cottrell Digital Studio…
Newsletter March 10 - 15
Published: March 15 2019
Family Day Irish HeritageWe had a great turn out for our Irish Heritage Family Day! The Celtic music band Stronger Than Tea played…
Newsletter March 4-8
Published: March 08 2019
Welcome to our newsletter The Journal, which will update you every week with the latest news from the History Center.The Cottrell Digital…
Making History Human
Published: February 12 2019
__From our Director of Media & Communications, Libba Beaucham:The Cottrell Digital Studio is a pretty magical place. It brings history to…
An Exciting Family Day Ahead!
Published: February 05 2019
Thanks to the Ada Mae Ivester Education Center, we offer a free Family Day every second Sunday of the month throughout the school year…
Hall Country Oral History Project
Published: February 01 2019
Last year Hall County celebrated its bicentennial. In honor of this, we began the Hall County Oral History Project to archive stories of…
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