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Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
The Swan House at night

The Swan House at night

Photo credit: By Evilarry (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

The Atlanta History Center is a history museum and research center in the Buckhead district of Atlanta. The 33-acre campus features historic gardens and houses, including Swan House, Tullie Smith Farm, and Wood Family Cabin.

The AHC's research arm, the Kenan Research Center, includes 3.5 million resources and a reproduction of historian Franklin Garrett's office.

The AHC holds one of the largest collections of Civil War artifacts in the United States. "Turning Point: The American Civil War" is an exhibition that contains 1,400 of the Civil War artifacts.

The "Metropolitan Frontiers" exhibit chronicles Atlanta's expansion from farm to city in four stages: Rural Region, Transportation Center, Commercial City, and Suburban Metropolis.

Historic structures on the campus include the Tullie Smith House, an antebellum farmhouse; The Swan House, designed by Philip Trammell Shutze in the 1920s; and the Wood Family Cabin, a log structure located within the Swan House woods.

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