Family Day: The Founding of Georgia – NEGA History Center

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Family Day: The Founding of Georgia – NEGA History Center

September 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Northeast Georgia History Center invites families and folks to its FREE Family Day: The Founding of Georgia on Sunday, September 11th from 1-4 PM.
Learn about what life was like living in the early Colony of Georgia through living history demonstrations including blacksmithing, cooking, and weaving. Meet General James Oglethorpe portrayed by a professional performer. Receive a free souvenir photo with our Green Screen Time Machine and be transported to colonial Savannah, Georgia. And more!
All of the activities in this event align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence for public schools and offer students a great way to connect with what they’re learning in class.
GSEs Covered:
SS8H2.a: Explain the importance of the Charter of 1732, including the reasons for settlement (philanthropy, economics, and defense).
SS8H2.b: Analyze the relationship between James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove in establishing the city of Savannah at Yamacraw Bluff.
SS8H2.e: Give examples of the kinds of goods and services produced and traded in colonial Georgia.
Family Days are free to the public thanks to the Ada Mae Ivester Education Center.


September 11, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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322 Academy St NE
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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