Homeschool Day: The Information Age – NEGA History Center

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Homeschool Day: The Information Age – NEGA History Center

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Northeast Georgia History Center for our next Homeschool Day: The Information Age on Wednesday, May 22nd from 10 AM – 1 PM. During this “throwback” event, students and families will learn about the evolution of computer and communication technologies from the telegraph to the personal computer with guest experts and demonstrations.

Register online and you will be entered into our raffle to win a copy of David Greelish’s documentary Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa.

Scheduled Program at 11 AM: Computer Historian David Greelish

Computer historian, author, and documentary filmmaker David Greelish will join us virtually to present the history of the personal computer and offer a Q&A for curious students to learn even more.

Ongoing Stations

The Computer Museum of America will have a pop-up exhibit on display with early computer technologies.
Preston Burt of the Southern Fried Gaming Expo will teach visitors about the rise of video games. Visitors can even play retro arcade games!
Our Vintage Computer Emulators will allow visitors to interact with personal computers as they were in 1990s. Play games, make pixel art, write code, and more!
Our Telegraph Simulator will teach visitors about Morse Code and the significance of telegraph communications during historic events like the Civil War. Send a message to a friend across the room with our telegraph simulator!
See if you can find each historic figure profile hidden in our exhibits with our Computer Wiz Scavenger Hunt! Learn about mathematicians and computer scientists like Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Grace Hopper, Steve Jobs, and more.


Members receive free admission to Homeschool Days. Become a Member by selecting a level below. Non-Members are regular admission.


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Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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