October 24th Old Roswell Cemetery Cleaning Day. 10AM Join us to learn the proper cleaning technique for gravestones and see our restorers at work! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Date to be determined Tour of State House and Capital. Details forthcoming.
There are no meetings in June, July, August and December.
Recent Events Postponed General Meeting:: Gerald Andrews will discuss his book A Mill Village Story: A Southern Boyhood Joyfully Remembered. 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Multi-Purpose Room; Doors open at 6:30 PM
February 29, 2020 5:00PM Beyond My Stone: 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. $10 Tickets available online here.
February 6: General Meeting: Michael Hitt presents The History of Early Roswell. 7 PM Roswell Adult Recreation Center*, Multi-Purpose Room; Doors open at 6:30 PM January 19, 2020 3:00 - 5:00 PM New Officer Induction Ceremony & Preservation Awards. Roswell Convention and Visitor's Center, 617 South Atlanta St., Roswell, GA. 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.
CANCELED 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)
Roswell Cultural Arts Center 950 Forrest Street, 2nd floor Roswell, GA 30075