PUBLIC PROGRAMS

CURRENT PROGRAMS

DHC Events: Black History Month Celebration 2024

2024 Black History Month Celebration, A Tribute to Black History in DeKalb

Join us for our 16th Annual Black History Month Celebration, February 22, 2024.

DHC Programs: Oglethorpe

Hops at the History Center: James Oglethorpe, Father of Georgia with Michael L. Thurmond

Join Michael L. Thurmond, DeKalb County CEO, as he discusses his new book James Oglethorpe, Father of Georgia

DHC Programs: Maybeck

Hops at the History Center: Bernard Maybeck vs Julia Morgan with Robert M. Craig

Fake News: Seven Decades of Misinformation regarding Bernard Maybeck, Julia Morgan, and the Principia commission.

DHC Programs: Birds of Kirkwod

Hops at the History Center: Birds of Kirkwood with Michael Ayling

Birds of Kirkwood, The untold history and legacy of Kirkwood’s ornithologist

Annual Meeting and Happy Hour

Join fellow DHC Members at this year’s Annual Meeting

DHC Programs: Genealogy WOrkshop

Virtual Workshop: African American Genealogy with American Ancestors

Virtual Genealogy Workshop- African American Ancestors

DHC Programs: Hank Aaron

Lunch & Learn: Henry “Hank” Aaron with author Randy Louis Cox

715 at 50, the Night Henry “Hank” Aaron Changed Baseball.

DHC Blog: Downing

Hops at the History Center: W.T. Downing, Architect with Robert M. Craig

Known early as a domestic architect of “artistic homes,” W. T. Downing (1865-1918) was one of Atlanta’s leading architects of the late-Victorian / Edwardian period.

DHC Programs: William A. Edwards

Hops at the History Center: William A. Edwards, Architect with Robert M. Craig

William A. Edwards (1866-1939) was one of the most prolific school architects of his generation designing in Atlanta and Decatur.

DHC Programs: Phoenix Flies

Phoenix Flies: Decatur Architecture Walking Tour

Take a tour and explore the architectural styles of some of Decatur’s historic gems and hidden treasures