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Summer Tour Rates at the Herndon Home Museum

We are excited to announce that Summer Discounted Tour Rates have come to the Herndon Home Museum! June through August this Summer students (with i.d.), youth 17 and under, Military, and Seniors receive a discounted tour rate for Herndon Home Museum Tours. $5 tours can be booked online anytime Via Eventbrite. Powered by Eventbrite

In celebration of Womens History Month

In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in perpetuity. During this time the entire nation  honors the extraordinary achievements of American women.  Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Adrienne McNeil Herndon, mother of Norris Bumstead Herndon and architect of the Herndon Home Museum. In dedication to the lasting legacy of Adrienne Herndon we have included in …

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2018 Black History Month Herndon Celebration series

Black History Month Herndon Celebration series See below for details on the Herndon Home Museum 2018 Black history Series. For questions or reservations call 404.581.9813 Free Tour Days February 6th & 8th – Celebrating Adrienne Herndon Free tours to Atlanta University Alum and Current Students   Tuesday, February 13th 10AM to 3PM – Celebrating Sophenie …

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Herndon Home Museum Joins Phoenix Flies for 3rd consecutive year

The 2018 Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites is returning for a 15th year! The Atlanta Preservation Center 327 St. Paul Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312 | M A P 404-688-3353 • info@PreserveAtlanta.com http://www.atlantapreservationcenter.com Phoenix Flies 2018 – March 3rd – 5th Atlanta’s historic built environment of buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods is an integral part of the City’s …

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HERNDON HOME MUSEUM TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLECTIONS ASSESSMENT FOR PRESERVATION PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2018   Museum Contact: Julissa Smith, Managing Director Phone: 404.581.9813 Email: jwsmith@herndonhome.org FAIC Contact: Tiffani Emig Phone: 202-750-3346 Email: temig@conservation-us.org HERNDON HOME MUSEUM TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLECTIONS ASSESSMENT FOR PRESERVATION PROGRAM   ATLANTA, THE HERNDON HOME MUSEUM announces that it is one of 80 institutions from across the country selected to …

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MURAL SALUTES THE MISSING HISTORIES OF ADRIENNE  McNEIL HERNDON AND WESTSIDE ATLANTA

MURAL SALUTES THE MISSING HISTORIES OF ADRIENNE  McNEIL HERNDON AND WESTSIDE ATLANTA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Deisha Millar, Bang! Arts Media Deisha@bangarts.com 404-663-3833 January 9, 2018 – Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta artist, Charmaine Minniefield has been commissioned by DoSomething.org, Hands On Atlanta and Spelman College to create a mural on the newly opened Westside Trail of the …

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Georgia Civil Rights Trail Expands with Dedication of Alonzo Herndon Historical Marker – Press Release

Atlanta, Ga., October 27, 2017 – The Georgia Historical Society unveiled a new historical marker as part of the Georgia Civil Rights Trail this week recognizing Alonzo Herndon, barber, entrepreneur, and founder of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Speakers for the dedication included Vince Dooley, Chairman of the Georgia Historical Society Board of Curators; Dr. Mark Becker, …

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