Upcoming & Featured Events

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Ongoing
Life in the 1850s Tour - Root House Museum Tour, School Program for 2nd, 4th & 8th Grades.

Ongoing
Civil War Home Front Tour - Root House Museum Tour, School Program for 5th, 8th & 9th Grades.

Ongoing
Black Heritage Walking Tour - View Brochure

Sept 9, 2013 - Oct 26, 2014
Civil War Exhibit at the Marietta History Museum
"Bleeding Gray and Blue: The Extensive Confederate and Union Hospitals of Marietta."

April - June, 2014
Wilbur Kurtz exhibition at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

April 19, 2014
Bleeding Gray and Blue Walking Tours
Brad Quinlin guides tours around the Historic Marietta Square 
Featuring: places and events from Bleeding Gray & Blue: Marietta's Civil War Hospitals 
Time: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. 
Additional Dates: May 10, June 7, 14, 21 & 28
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April 24, 2014
Beverly "Bo" DuBose III
Location: The Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center
Time: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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May 1, 2014
Civil War Round Table of Cobb County
David Evans, author of Sherman's Horsemen: Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign, will lecture on the same topic
Location: KSU Center
Time: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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May 10, 2014
An American Experience
Bluegrass and Early American music performed by the Marietta First Baptist choir and orchestra and featuring the well-known Chuck Nation Bluegrass Band.
Location: Glover Park on the Marietta Square
Time: Saturday, May 10th at 5:00 p.m.
If rain, will be held same day/time at Marietta First Baptist Church, at 148 Church Street, one block north of the downtown Marietta Square. For comfortable seating, bring a chair or blanket.

May 17, 2014
Saturday Lecture Series
"April's Revolution: A Modern Perspective of American Medical Care of the Civil War Soldier and African Slave"
Location: Kennesaw Mtn NBP Visitor Center
Time: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Paulette Snoby, Author
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June/July 2014
The Battles of Marietta Georgia - 150 Years
Events commemorating Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

June 5, 2014
Civil War Round Table of Cobb County
Cheryl White, author of Confederate General Leonidas Polk: Louisiana's Fighting Bishop, will lecture on the same topic.
Location: KSU Center
Time: Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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June 6-8, 2014
Gone With the Wind Weekend
Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum
75 Years of Gone With the Wind
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June 8, 2014
Spirituals
Dr. Moses
Location: Zion Chapel or Museum
Time: Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

June 13-15, 2014
11th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
The weekend includes family activities, food, entertainment, music, and history, sponsored by the Cobb NAACP.

June 20-22, 2014
Sherman at the Gates Weekend
Re-enactor camp on the Marietta Square
Location: Historic Marietta Square
Time: Friday through Saturday, June 20-22, 2014

June 20-22, 2014
The Civil War, A Musical Experience Weekend
Location:The Strand Theatre
Time: Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22, 2104

June 20-22, 2014
Weekend Confederate Cemetery Tours - History Tour
Location Confederate Cemetery
Time: Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

June 26-29, 2014
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain 150th
Commemoration Events – opening ceremony, re-enactors, continuous activities, 100 year anniversary of Illinois Monument, concerts, reading of names, closing ceremony
Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
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June 26-July 6, 2014
17th Army Corp Hospital Living History
Location: Marietta Museum of History

June 27-29, 2014
Re-enactors & Virginia Civil War 150th HistoryMobile
Location: Historic Marietta Square
Additional Information on HistoryMobile

June 27, 2014
Concerts on the Square
Location: Glover Park on Historic Marietta Square
Civil War period music from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2014 Concert Series from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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June 29, 2014
Bonner sisters
Location: Zion Chapel
Time: Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

July 3, 2014
Bleeding Gray and Blue Walking Tour - Candlelight Evening
150th Anniversary of Union Occupation of Marietta
Brad Quinlin guides tours around the Historic Marietta Square
featuring places and events from Bleeding Gray & Blue: Marietta's Civil War Hospitals
Time: Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
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July 12, 2014
Re-enactment of the Arrest and sending north of 400 women and children from Roswell Mills and Sweetwater Manufacturing Company.

July 10, 2014
Civil War Round Table of Cobb County
Brian Wills, author of The River Was Dyed With Blood: Nathan Bedford Forrest & Fort Pillow, will lecture on the same topic. This special event serves as a fundraiser for the round table! $5 admission per person.
Location: KSU Center
Time: Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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August 12-16, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans Convention
Location: Marietta Hilton

October 2014
National Civil War Medicine Conference
Location: Marietta Hilton

October 11, 2014
11th Annual Civil War Symposium

November 13-15, 2014
Commemoration of the Burning of Downtown Marietta

Featured Events

Battles of Marietta, Georgia
June, 2014
150 Years - 1864 - 2014

 

The Civil War, A Musical Experience
June 20-21, 2014
The Strand Theater

 

Sons of Union Veterans National Convention
August 12-16, 2014

 

National Civil War Medicine Conference
October 2014

 

Commemoration of the Burning of Downtown Marietta
November 13-15, 2014