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Southern Museum to Participate in Museum Day Live! on Sept. 26

On Saturday, September 26, as part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live! annual event, Kennesaw’s Southern Museum will offer free admission for participants who register online. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people and can be obtained by registering online ... Continue Reading

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Kennesaw Museum Foundation Lacing Up for Annual 5K on October 3rd

The Kennesaw Museum Foundation is lacing up its running shoes and sprinting towards the 7th Annual Great Locomotive Chase 5K, sponsored by CSX. This year’s event, to be held October 3 in downtown Kennesaw, is one of the six Kennesaw Grand Prix Series races. All proceeds ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Lead Exhibition and Programs to Memorialize 100th Anniversary of Leo Frank Lynching

Community dialogue, special programs to examine prejudice and bigotry in society then and now “Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited” exhibit to be displayed at the Southern Museum Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University, The Breman Museum and Southern Museum to ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum Wraps Up Successful Third Annual Railroad Rendezvous

  More than 700 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s third annual Railroad Rendezvous event. During the event, museum visitors were able to climb aboard the General locomotive, experience a hobo jungle, play with slot cars and make train-themed crafts. “Thank ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum Adds Third Mommy and Me program for Summer

Summer is quickly approaching and many families are making plans for the season. The Southern Museum’s Mommy & Me program is doing the same. Starting Wednesday, June 3rd, and running for just the months of June and July, the Museum is adding a third class ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Display Second “Great Locomotive Chase” Medal of Honor

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History recently placed a Medal of Honor awarded to Wilson W. Brown on exhibit on Friday, April 24. A Union soldier and one of the Andrews Raiders, Brown was awarded the Medal of Honor in September 1863, for ... Continue Reading

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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Excursion to Benefit Kennesaw Museum Foundation, Southern Museum

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. — The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the Kennesaw Museum Foundation are teaming up to raise money in support of the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Proceeds from the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway excursion on Saturday, March 28, will ... Continue Reading

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Video: 2015 ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’ Recap

More than 2,600 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s fifth annual Trains, Trains, Trains. For more on Saturday's event, click here. Continue Reading

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Southern Museum Sees Record-Setting Day for Fifth Annual Trains, Trains, Trains

More than 2,600 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s fifth annual Trains, Trains, Trains. The event set a new single-day record for attendance for the Museum. As part of the action-packed afternoon, visitors explored model train layouts, vendors selling ... Continue Reading

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Gallery: Views From Previous ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host the fifth installment of its popular “Trains, Trains, Trains” event this Saturday, Jan. 24. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the Museum. This year’s railroad-themed event will include new ... Continue Reading

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