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December 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Technology in the Civil War
Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer will share insights on the evolution of technology during the war. Free admission, visit http://www.heritagesandysprings.org for details.
Location: Heritage Sandy Springs
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November 5, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Chattahoochee River Line Lecture
Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer will share insights on this Confederate defense system in Cobb County. Free admission, visit http://www.cobbcat.org/BranchPowderSpgs.html for details.
Location: Powder Springs Library

November 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Civil War Round Table of Cobb County Meeting
Renowned Civil War historian Noah Andre Trudeau will discuss Sherman's March Through Georgia. Free admission for first time guests, visit cobbcwrt.org for details.
Location: KSU Center

November 8, 2014
Commemoration of the Burning of Downtown Marietta

March 21-22, 2014
11th Annual Civil War Symposium

March 15, 2014
Shoupade Park Tours
Location: Shoupade Park, Smyrna GA 
Time: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Led by: Michael Shaffer, Assistant Director, KSU Civil War Center
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March 15, 2014
Bleeding Gray and Blue Walking Tours
Brad Quinlin guides tours around the Historic Marietta Square 
Featuring: places and events from Bleeding Gray & Blue: Marietta's Civil War Hospitals 
Time: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. 
Additional Dates: April 19, May 10, June 7, 14, 21 & 28

March 8, 2014
"The Civil War History of Camp McDonald" Lecture
Location: Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Time: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Michael Shaffer, Assistant Director, KSU Civil War Center
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March 8, 2014
"The Atlanta Campaign" Lecture
Location: Kennesaw Historical Society, the Kennesaw Depot
Time: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Michael Shaffer, Assistant Director, KSU Civil War Center
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March 7, 2014
Meet the Author Discussion & Book Signing
Bleeding Gray and Blue: Marietta's Civil War Hospitals
Author Brad Quinlin 
Location: Marietta Museum of History 
Time: Friday, March 7, 2014 at 6:00 p.m

March 4, 2014
Special Preview of "Civil War: The Untold Story" 
Location: Social Sciences Auditorium, KSU
Time: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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February 22, 2014
"The Atlanta Campaign" Lecture
Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Time: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Michael Shaffer, Assistant Director, KSU Civil War Center
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Nov 14, 2013
Confederates at the Keyboard: Southern Piano Music During the Civil War
The Civil War Round Table of Cobb County and the Civil War Center at Kennesaw State University present an evening of nineteenth-century music with Dr. David Thompson - 'Confederates at the Keyboard: Southern Piano Music During the Civil War.' Program will take place in KSU's Bailey Performance Center; members of the round table and first-time guests invited!

Oct. 24, 2013
2013 Lecture Series - "The Civil War in Cobb County"
Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society
Marietta History Museum

Oct 19, 2013
The Civil War History of Camp McDonald
Lecture on Camp McDonald's History and Guided Tours of the Future Park Site.

Oct 14, 2013
Monday Night Lecture Series
"Revealing the Reasons They Fought: Reenlistments in the Confederate Army of Tennessee in the winter of 1863-1864."
Kennesaw Mountain NBP Visitor Center

Oct 12, 2013
The Civil War Center's Fall Symposium at the KSU Center
'1863, The Struggles Continue'

Oct. 4, 2013
First Friday Art Walk
Sesquicentennial of the Civil War: Local Art Local Lore
Marietta Museum of History

Sept. 20-22, 2013
Bleeding Gray and Blue Weekend
150th Anniversary of the Confederate Cemetery

Sept. 21, 2013
Bleeding Gray & Blue Walking Tours with Brad Quinlan
Purchase tickets here

Sept 22, 2013
Kennesaw: One Last Mountain Movie Premiere
The Strand Theatre

Aug 31 - Sept 2, 2013
Marietta ChalkFest
Hosted by The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

June 14th, 2013
10th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
The day includes family activities, food, entertainment, music and history.

June 14th, 2013
4th Annual "Juneteenth Evening Under the Stars"
The free event will feature jazz, R&B and spoken word

Featured Events

Bleeding Gray and Blue Weekend
September 20-22, 2013
150th Anniversary of the Confederate Cemetery

 

Great Locomotive Chase

From April 12th to the 15th, the city of Marietta held Civil War festivities to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the theft of "The General" and the ensuing Great Locomotive Chase. To find out more about the events that occurred view our archives here.

 

Cobb County NAACP 9th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
was held on Saturday June 16th, 2012

Glover Park on the Marietta Square 10am -7pm – Food, Fun, Entertainment and Fellowship 7pm – 11pm – Evening Under the Stars Smooth Jazz, R&B and Spoken Word For more information contact 770.425.5757 or visit www.cobbnaacp.org