History and Genealogy Events for Sept 6-12

September 2007 History and Genealogy Events (Athens/Atlanta area events)

Thursday, September 6, 7:30 pm, Watkinsville Community Center. Mary Frazier Long of Lawrenceville will present the program at the monthly meeting of the Brig. Gen. T.R.R. Cobb Camp No. 97 Sons of Confederate Veterans. Her topic will be "Lincoln--A Southern View." Mrs. Long is a retired educator, author, and popular public speaker.

Sunday September 9, 2:00 pm – Peachtree Creek: A Natural and Unnatural History of Atlanta’s Watershed lecture by David R. Kaufman . In 1990 David Kaufman decided top explore Peachtree Creek from its headwaters to its confluence with the Chattahoochee River. For 13 years, he paddled the creek, photographed it, and researched its history as Atlanta’s major watershed. The result if Peachtree Creek, a compelling mix of urban travelogiue, local history and a call for conservation.

      Tickets for lecture are $5 for members $10 for non-members
Reservations are required. To make reservations call (404) 814-4150
 Tuesday, September 11, Atlanta History Center 130 west Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch & Learn Lecture:
Protecting Memories: Caring for Family Scrapbooks and Photo Albums.
Tina Mason Seetoo, Conservator at the Georgia Archives

The Lunch & Learn free monthly lecture series began in 1993 as a way to help the public learn more about Georgia’s rich history and culture. Guest speakers cover a variety of topics on the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring a lunch or snack to eat during the program. Reservations are not needed unless you are bringing a group larger than ten people. For information about Lunch & Learn lectures throughout 2007, please visit our website at http://www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/how_may_we_help_you/LunchAndLearnBrochure2007.pdf.

Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260

Directions and a map can be found on our website at www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/where_are_we/default.htm


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