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National Train Day for Autism 2015

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History will host National Train Day for Autism on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9:30am-1:30pm. This will be a day of enjoying model trains as well as bringing awareness to those who are living with or have ... 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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Southern Museum’s Popular ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’ Returns on Jan. 24 [Buy Tickets]

Tweet This: [tweetable].@SouthernMuseum will host “Trains, Trains, Trains” on Sat., Jan. 24, 2014. Tickets: http://bit.ly/1yzUS3E #trains #railfanning [/tweetable] Buy Tickets Now: *Please note that once you have purchased tickets, Paypal will e-mail you a reciept. You will need to bring this printed out receipt on the day ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum’s Polar Express Adventure Proves Delightful Despite Frightful Weather

More than 500 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s popular Polar Express Adventure. Museum-goers who braved weather outside that was frightful were transported into a warm atmosphere that was just delightful. Santa Claus and his elves brought the magic ... Continue Reading

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Trains Trains Trains Returning January 2015

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host its fifth annual “Trains, Trains, Trains” event on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. This year, the special railroad-themed event will be more family-friendly than ever before! “Trains, Trains, Trains” will include new layouts and activities, as ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum Commemorates Sesquicentennial of the City’s Burning

Today marks the 150th anniversary of a “tragic chapter of our history,” the burning of the city during the Civil War. Known as Big Shanty at the time, Kennesaw was home to Camp McDonald, one of four Confederate training camps throughout the state. The city entered the ... Continue Reading

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Polar Express Adventure Returns to the Southern Museum on Saturday, Dec. 6

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is bringing back its popular Polar Express Adventure event this December. The special holiday event is scheduled from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. The Polar Express Adventure follows the City of Kennesaw’s annual Christmas celebration, ... Continue Reading

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