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Abraham Lincoln Focus of May 12 Southern Museum Panel Discussion

The 16th president of the United States will be the subject of an upcoming panel discussion at the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in downtown Kennesaw. The discussion — “Abraham Lincoln: Sinner or Saint?” — is set for 5:30 p.m. on May 12 ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Host Third Annual Railroad Rendezvous on July 18

The third annual Railroad Rendezvous will steam into Kennesaw this July. As part of the popular family friendly event, sponsored by Dixie Precast, the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History celebrates the unique history of railroads through a series of special events and educational ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Host Teacher Appreciation Day

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History will be hosting a Teacher Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 25, 9:30 am to 5 pm. The Museum will provide a day of free admission for current educators, school administrators, and homeschool parents. Participants will have a ... Continue Reading

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Southern Museum to Host National Train Day for Autism

    The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History will host National Train Day for Autism, sponsored by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, on Saturday, May 9, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. National Train Day for Autism is the only Metro Atlanta train event that ... 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

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host the fifth annual installment of its highly popular “Trains, Trains, Trains” event on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the Museum. This year, the railroad-themed ... 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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