2019 Upcoming Events Calendar November 7: Annual Business Meeting 7PM Pot luck dinner at 5:30 PM, meeting begins 6:45. Check your email or email us for more details email@example.com Adult Rec. Center
November 16: Member Appreciation BBQ 11:00-2:00 Smith Plantation; members only...renew here.
December 14:Wreaths Across America Ceremony Noon Sharp Old Roswell Cemetery, 100 Woodstock Street, Roswell, GA 30075.
January 4, 2020: 3PM RHS 2020 Officer & Board Induction Ceremony Join us for refreshments and the induction of the 2020 board of directors and committee chairs. Location TBD. February 29, 2020 5:00PM Beyond My Stone (postponed from October 2019): Pleasant Hill Cemetery, behind Roswell Town Center, corner of Holcomb Bridge Rd. and Alpharetta Hwy. Join us in hearing the stories and honoring the African-Americans buried at this historic cemetery. Inclement weather date is March 14, 2020.
March 28, 2020 Old Roswell Cemetery Cleaning Day. Join us to learn the proper cleaning technique for gravestones and see our restorers at work! There are no meetings in June, July, August and December.
CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER October 26: Cemetery Cleaning Day 10:00 - Noon: Old Roswell Cemetery. Join us to learn the proper cleaning technique for gravestones and see our restorers at work! Chaunce Braun & Ray Bonoan (restorers) and Carl Moore (blacksmith). RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 24: 10:00 AM Pop Up Tour to The MLK Center: Meet at 9:00 AM to carpool from the Georgia Cultural Arts Center. Contact Mary Ann Johnson at email@example.com and include your phone number or call her at 770-300-8326 to reserve your spot. There is no charge for the tour. The group will decide on a place to have lunch and return no later than 3:00 PM.
September 5: General Meeting: Jerry Hightower, Environmental Education Coordinator, National Park Service will speak on the planned renovation of the historic Allenbrook house: Allenbrook; Past, Present, & Future. Also speaking will be our own Janet Johnson, Cemetery Project Committee Chair. She will be discussing the National Register our application and updates on the Cemetery Project. 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Multi-Purpose Room; Doors open at 6:30 PM
July 27: Oakland Cemetery Tour Meet 9AM at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center (950 Forrest St., Roswell 30075) Meet up at the Roswell CAC parking lot at 9:00 AM to coordinate a car pool. Guided Tour at 10:00 am. Tickets are $12.00 adult and $6.00 Seniors (you pay for your own ticket when you arrive.
April 4 General Meeting:Meet us at the Roswell Convention & Visitor Bureau (617 S. Atlanta St., Roswell 30075) for a behind the scenes tour of the historic 585-605 s. Atlanta Street (Public House block) renovations by Taylor Smith of Terminus Squared. Doors open 1:30 (refreshments) Tour begins 2:00 PM. Parking available behind the CVB.
April 9 Theatre Night: Enjoy us for a reception followed by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre's production of Bullets Over Broadway. Click here to buy tickets!
May 2 General Meeting: Field trip to the Cyclorama at the Atlanta History Center; details forthcoming
March 23: Cemetery Cleaning Day, 10:00-Noon, Old Roswell Cemetery, 100 Woodstock St., Roswell, GA 30075. Space is limited, please RSVP to Jan Johnson
February 7 General Meeting: Abra Lee: The History of African-Americans and the Southern Rural Garden. 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Multi-Purpose Room; Doors open at 6:30 PM
March 7 General Meeting: Phil Mansell: Growing Up in Roswell 1950-1970. 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Multi-Purpose Room; Doors open at 6:30 PM
January 6: 2019 Officers & Board Induction Ceremony - The Gardens at Great Oaks 3:00-5:00. Join us for the induction ceremony of your 2019 board & officers. Mayor Lori Henry will officiate. Refreshments will be served. 786 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell, GA 30075
ROSWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY Office & Roswell Historical Society/City of Roswell Research Library and Archives (open M, TH 1:00-4:00 and Wednesdays 10:00-12:00)
Roswell Cultural Arts Center 950 Forrest Street, 2nd floor Roswell, GA 30075