PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Past Programs

Member Meet Up: Trivia

Study up and test your knowledge on DeKalb County history!

Volunteer Docent Training: Courthouse Tours

Become a volunteer docent with the DeKalb History Center

Lunch & Learn: Atlanta’s African American Culinary History

Learn about the major role African Americans played in the culinary history of Atlanta

Research Class Series: African American Genealogy in DeKalb

Learn how to research your genealogy in DeKalb County

Black History Month Celebration

Come and learn about the Jazz Age in the South

Research Class Series: How to Research Historic Homes and Properties

Learn how to research your historic home or property

Dance Hall Decatur

Ring in 2020 with a roaring 1920s-themed New Year’s Eve bash

Lunch & Learn: Refuge or Refusal, A Conversation

Learn about the turning points in U.S. immigration policy and their impacts

Hops: Residents of Oakland Cemetery

Get to know residents who helped make Atlanta what it is today

Give Five for the Archives

Donate to help the archives today

Hops: Georgia Place Names

Learn the origin stories of Georgia’s most interesting place-names

DeKalb History: Lyon Farmhouse

Lunch & Learn: Lyon Farm Restoration

Lyon Farm Restoration with Arabia Mountain Heritage Area

DeKalb History: Lyon Farmhouse

Member Meet Up – Lyon Farm

Member Only Tour and Picnic

DeKalb History Center: Decatur Architectural Walking Tours

Decatur Architecture Walking Tour

Tour Decatur’s historic homes and buildings

Hops: Prohibition in Atlanta

Explore the history of Atlanta during Prohibition

DeKalb History Center Spooky

Historic Courthouse Tour: Spooky Edition

Join DHC as we recount the spooky history of the building

DeKalb History Center: Bobby Jones Program

Lunch & Learn: Bobby Jones’ East Lake

Linton C. Hopkins talks about: East Lake – Where Bobby Learned to Play

Lunch & Learn: Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

Chip Davidson, III, and the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

Party with the Past: Clarkston Community Center

Explore the most diverse square mile in America—Clarkston!