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Posted on: March 12, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED - Marietta Museum of History to Host Diverse Cobb Event on March 16th


March 12, 2020



EVENT POSTPONED - MARIETTA - Join the Marietta Museum of History as it continues its Diverse Cobb series on March 16, 2020 at 6:30pm. Diverse Cobb programming focuses on many facets of local black history with the goal of educating the community on overlooked, difficult, and complex topics. This event will be a panel discussion with members of our Diverse Cobb Advisory Committee on personal responses to and observations of racism in our community. This will be moderated by Harlem activist Jorge Williams. Panelists include Rev. Larry Purvis (Cole Street Baptist Church), Dr. Tom Scott (Kennesaw State University, Ret.), Ret. Senior Judge Jim Morris, Prof. Jay Lutz (South Cobb High School) and Curator Amy Reed (Marietta Museum of History) These are informative and fascinating presentations, and all are welcome to attend.

Where: Marietta Museum of History

1 Depot Street

Marietta, GA 30060

Date: March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Cost: Free and Open to the Public.

These events compliment the museum’s latest temporary exhibit, The Man with the Camera: Photographs by Raymond T. Burford. This exhibit includes images of all of Marietta’s historically black neighborhoods between the 1930s and 1960s.

Questions or want more info? Contact the Museum at 770-794-5710 or check out our website at

The Museum uses ordinary objects to tell the extraordinary stories of Marietta and Cobb County’s rich history and culture. Galleries and exhibits cover topics such as military history, home life throughout the centuries, technology and local businesses from our past.

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