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The Georgia History Timeline is a schools-only living history program held each October in the Appalachian Settlement. It will be held October 11 and 12, 2017. For more information, see Georgia History Timeline for additional information.

Native American Day is a free public event held each year in November to honor American Indians. It will be held on November 11, 2017. For additional information go to the Native American Day on this website.

FEBRUARY 2018 LECTURE SERIES

Georgia History Month is held each year during February and it is sponsored by the Georgia Historical Society. The Funk Heritage Center is a member of this organization and holds a lecture series each year on the topic of Georgia History. In February, 2018, three lectures are scheduled. Due to limited space, reservations are require. Admission is $10 for each lecture or $5 for members. Call 770-720-5967 for reservations.

Vince Dooley, historian and former UGA Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, will kick off the lecture series on Tuesday, February 6 at 2 p.m. He and his co-author Sam Thomas, will speak about their new book detailing the life of Lt. Col. William Gaston Delony who commanded one of the most storied military units of the Civil War. The book is The Legion's Fighting Bulldog and it will be followed by a book signing and refreshments.

On February 15, 2018, Professor Michael Morris, Collage of Coastal Georgia, will discuss his recently published biography of George Galphin, Indian agent to the Creeks and his lecture will be followed by a book signing.  

Dr. George Lamplugh's lecture on Tuesday, February, 20, 2018 will be titled States Rights, Nullification of and Cherokee Removal. This is the final lecture in the series.