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Commemorative Civil War Burning of Marietta ~ 11-8-14

It’s going to be a hot time in the old town of Marietta on Saturday, November 8, 2014, when they commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, including the Burning of Marietta, with a real-life experience of General Sherman’s devastating burning of the Historic Square and the City’s triumphant rebirth. Please Note:  Sorry, these historians more »

New Presentations by the Cherokee County Historical Society

Our friends at the Cherokee County Historical Society have a couple of special presentations for us in October.  We hope you’ll be able to enjoy them both. Everyday Life: Demonstrations of 19th Century Tools and Skills for Everyday Living Canton Tourism, Inc., Around About Media, and the Joe E. Johnston Foundation have joined hands to bring more »

Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

The best toys for men, women, boys and girls are too expensive to buy.  Good thing they’ll be on display at Tellus Science Museum’s Heavy Metal in Motion extravaganza! You’ve heard the saying, “The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.”  That’s just so wrong!  First of all, kids toys more »

Tellus Museum’s Lunch & Learn: Meet Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex

You won’t believe this, but some people don’t know how much fun it is to visit Tellus Science Museum at Exit 293 off I-75 in Cartersville. Take their Lunch & Learn presentations, for example.  You’re welcome to spend an hour for lunch (or stay all day, if you’d like) at the museum’s Cafe from 12:15 to 1 PM. more »

Mineral Symposium at Tellus Science Museum

You probably haven’t been to a mineral symposium in so long you don’t even remember how much fun you had.  Have I got good news for you! Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville has a mineral symposium scheduled for Saturday, August 16th that’s even better than all the others you’ve seen — combined! 10 AM Mineral more »

“Cherokee Voices from the Civil War” on Display in Canton

From now until the end of 2014, the Cherokee County History Museum host the temporary exhibit “Cherokee Voices from the Civil War.” The story of Cherokee County during the Civil War is told using quotes and first-hand accounts gleaned from original letters, court documents and publications.  The exhibit focuses on life at home, on the more »

Rockfest! at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is calling all rock hounds, jewelry collectors, families and everyone fascinated by geology and/or rocks! RockFest returns to Tellus for two entire delightful days that will (probably) make everybody in the family have fun. No, it’s not just “sitting around looking at rocks,” princess.  There are lots of cool things to do: Hourly more »

Marietta Museum of History’s Civil War Displays

Our nation is remembering the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.  Organizations, small groups of individuals and museums all over the country are bringing our remembrance to those tragic days in our history. The Marietta Museum of History, for example, is presenting new exhibits and hosting events from now through Saturday, July 12th.  The museum will be open more »

More Dang Troubles at Lake Allatoona Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) office at Lake Allatoona has had its share of troubles recently. A fire broke out in the powerhouse at Lake Allatoona Dam on Monday, May 19, 2014. Thankfully, no one was injured and the dam can still release water using the spillways, not through the generators, as usual. more »

View Moon’s Total Eclipse at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum, located at I-75’s Exit 293 near Cartersville, Georgia, would like you to join them to observe a rare total eclipse of the moon on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at — Ready? — one o’clock in the morning until 5:30 AM. This event will occur whether the skies are clear or cloudy! Doors more »