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Posted on: May 16, 2022

MHC's Temporary Exhibit: Gateway To the South: Remembering the Dixie Highway

Dixie Highway Temp exhibit

May 16, 2022

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta History Center will be hosting a traveling exhibit, "Gateway to the South: Remembering the Dixie Highway" from the Bandy Heritage Center.  Beginning in 1915, the Dixie Highway was a prominent feature of everyday life in the early 20th century south. This exhibit features historic images of the Dixie Highway in its prime. Highlights include popular tourists’ spots, advertisements along the highway, and local businesses. This exhibit is courtesy of the Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia and will be displayed here at the Marietta History Center and augmented with images and artifacts connected to the Dixie Highway from the MHC’s collection. The temporary exhibit is included with regular admission. 

When: May 3rd to July 30th, 2022

Where: Marietta History Center

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060

Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Senior / Student, FREE for Children under 5 and those with a Military ID

For more information from the Bandy Heritage Center: http://www.bandyheritagecenter.org/exhibitions/traveling-exhibits

Current temporary exhibits include “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” which is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery. This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative and “Marietta 1899: Color Captured in Black & White.”, an exhibit created by the Marietta History Center.

To get logo or pictures, please email AMonroe@MariettaGA.gov. Or for more information, call 770-794-5710 or visit www.MariettaHistory.org.


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