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The History Behind Georgia's State Parks

2024-06-20 19:00:00 2024-06-20 20:00:00 America/New_York The History Behind Georgia's State Parks Post Road Library -

Thursday, June 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-20 19:00:00 2024-06-20 20:00:00 America/New_York The History Behind Georgia's State Parks Post Road Library -

In this presentation, learn the history of Georgia State Parks from local historian Andrew Bramlett. From Native American treaties to a gold rush and homes of notable figures, these parks cover a wide range of unique stories from our state's history. Stories of some former state parks will be shared, providing interesting insight into tourist sites of the past. 

About Andrew Bramlett

Andrew Bramlett is a local historian living in Kennesaw, Georgia. He is Vice President of the Kennesaw Historical Society and a member of the Historic Preservation Commission for the City of Kennesaw. Andrew is involved with the Kennesaw City Cemetery, and recently became a member of the Kennesaw Cemetery Foundation. He volunteers with the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department and volunteers at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, where he is tour guide on the shuttle bus to the top on the weekends. He is also the Social Media Administrator for the Friends of Kennesaw Mountain and the publicity coordinator for the Cobb County Genealogical Society. 

In 2018 he won a Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council award for Local History Advocacy because of his work on presentations he gives about the history of the City of Kennesaw, Kennesaw Mountain, and his Kennesaw City Cemetery Walking Tour. Andrew was named the 2023 Honorary City Historian for the City of Kennesaw early this year. He is also the archivist for the Save Acworth History Foundation.

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