Posts tagged with "DeKalb History Center"

DeKalb History Center holds Civil War symposium

Posted by Dena Mellick July 8, 2015

History buffs, take note: the DeKalb History Center is holding a Civil War symposium this Saturday, July 11. The event starts at 9 a.m. and lasts until 3:30 p.m., according to Decatur’s blog. Historians will be discussing the people and events in Atlanta and DeKalb County during the civil war. Here is the city’s description of […]

Sunday Morning Meditation – Arresting Dr. King

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 18, 2015

Decatur’s annual MLK Service Project is going on this weekend and hundreds of volunteers have fanned out to help elderly, vulnerable residents make some much-needed repairs to their homes. The Service Project is point of pride for the city, and each year breaks new records for attendance. Much less known is an important story about Decatur’s […]

Ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

If you live in the Atlanta area, you’ve got a plethora of options of ways to spend your New Year’s Eve. So what should you do? Have you considered … The Peach Drop Where? Underground Atlanta When does it start? 11 am What’s happening? According to, “Festivities will continue well into the New Year […]

This weekend – Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 21, 2014

All information is provided by the city of Decatur and city of Avondale Estates.  Weekends in Decatur are about to get a whole lot busier thanks to the fabulous spring weather. This weekend Decatur will be along the route of the Publix GA Marathon that will be held this Sunday, March 23, from 7:15  am […]

This past weekend – Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 21, 2014

It’s the first full weekend of spring and there’s a lot to do. Here’s a list of some events you might want to put on your itinerary. Information provided by the city of Avondale Estates and the city of Decatur. Tonight, March 21, the DeKalb History Center will have its annual meeting and silent auction […]

Carl’s Corner – Grant will stabilize monument

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2014

The city of Avondale Estates has received a grant that will allow the city to preserve a piece of history. Avondale Estates received a $9,270 grant from the Historic Preservation Fund to repair and stabilize Carl’s Corner. The red brick and stucco arch is located at the corner of South Avondale and North Avondale Roads. […]

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