Homeschool Days returns September 18th! Join us at the Southern Museum for programs designed especially for homeschool students and their families. Explore exciting history topics through tours of the museum’s exhibits, interactive lessons, and diverse activities. For more information or to register, please contact the Early Childhood Educator at 770-427-2117 ext. 3173 or email@example.com.
Time: 10 am – 12:15 pm
Special admission rates: $5 per person.
Reservations are required.
*We reserve the right to cancel a Homeschool Day program if it does not meet minimum registration requirements. Families will be notified about program cancellation by 5 pm of the Friday before the event.
Women in the Civil War
September 18, 2012
Register by September 11, 2012
The story of women during the Civil War is an important, yet often untold one. As the nation commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, join us in examining the impact women made on the battlefield and the home front.
Native Culture in Georgia Through the Years
November 13, 2012
Register by November 6, 2012
Explore the fascinating history of American Indians in Georgia both before and after the arrival of Europeans in the New World. This Thanksgiving, examine changes in Native American culture spanning the ages – from the Mississippian culture of the nearby Etowah, on to the first European interactions in the 18th century, and ending with the former Cherokee Nation capital of New Echota.
Bondage, Bullets and Ballots: The African American Experience, 1861-1877
January 15, 2013
Register by January 8, 2013
This January, join us in celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation as we show how the black experience in America changed from the outbreak of Civil War to the end of Reconstruction.
Civil War Tech
March 19, 2013
Register by March 12, 2013
Learn about the role that technological developments of the 19th century played in shaping our divided nation before the Civil War and explore their impact on the conduct, tactics and strategy of the war.
From Shanty Town to Way Station: The Evolution of Kennesaw, 1845-1900
May 21, 2013
Register by May 14, 2013
The story of Kennesaw is intertwined with the history of the railroad that runs through the city’s downtown. Using artifacts, maps, and walking tours of the historic district surrounding the museum, explore this relationship and learn how Big Shanty developed into Kennesaw during the 19th century!