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 April 4 General Meeting: TBD
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
*The Roswell Adult Recreation Center is located at 830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30075. There are no meetings in June, July, and August.
Recent Events 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
September 15:Tour of Homes 11AM-5PM- The 2018 tour will provide a rare chance to see inside some of the historic, new and restored homes that make Roswell so special. Ticket prices are $30 per person in advance. Transportation to each home will be provided by trolleys. October 6: Old Roswell Cemetery Cleaning day 9:30-11:30 November 1:Business Meeting : 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Dinner at 5:30 PM, meeting begins 6:45.
November 11: General Meeting: 2:00 - 4:30 PM Alpharetta City Hall In conjunction with the Alpharetta and John's Creek Historical Societies, we will commemorate Veteran's Day with an observance of the armistice of WWI. Michael Hitt will speak beginning at 2:30PM; the Alpharetta History Room will be open before and after the speaker. (Address: 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009).
November 17: Scanning Event: 10:00-3:00PM Roswell Cultural Arts Center 2nd floor (City of Roswell Research Library & Archives). Bring your photographs and documents that relate to the history of Roswell. Images of street scenes, local events, and longtime residents are wanted to be included in the collections of the Research Library and Archives and Digital Library of Georgia. Documents, such as family or land records, are also needed for our family and residence files. Participants are to limit the amount of material to 10 items for this event. Appointments are available for those who have a significant amount of material to donate or who are unavailable on November 17.
December 15, 2018: Wreaths Across America; Noon, Old Roswell Cemetery. 100 Woodstock St., Roswell, GA 30075.
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