History and Social Studies

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Apex Museum

The Apex Museum is full of artifacts, photographs, children's shows, presentations and more – all related to African-American culture, both past and present. 135 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303. Fulton County. Tel: 404-523-2739. Fee.... More Info

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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

813 Indian Mounds Rd., S.W., Cartersville GA 30120. 770-387-3747. This is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeastern United States. Fee.

Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park

205 Indian Mounds Rd., Blakely GA 39823. 800-864-7275. This park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern U.S., occupied by American Indians from 350 to 750 A.D. Fee.

New Echota Historic Site

1211 Chatsworth Hwy NE, Calhoun GA 30701. 706-624-1321. Visitors can see 12 original and reconstructed Cherokee buildings and view interpretive exhibits and a 17-minute film at this site of one of the earliest experiments in national self government by an Indian tribe. Fee.

Ocmulgee National Monument & Indian Mounds

1207 Emery Hwy., (US 80 off I-16), Macon GA 31217. 478-752-8257. Climb ancient Indian mounds, visit inside a ceremonial earth-lodge, hike along nature trails and study archaeological remains. Cost: Fee/Free.

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

460 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah GA 31401. 912-231-8900. The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum chronicles the civil rights struggle of Georgia's oldest African-American community from slavery to the present. Fee.