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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Root House Museum to hold Ribbon Cutting

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May 13, 2021

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director


MARIETTA - Cobb Landmarks will celebrate the completion of The Next Generation project with a ribbon cutting on May 18th. The project included relocating the historic Manning Family Cabin to the Root House property, constructing a new Visitor Center and staff offices, and remodeling and expanding our museum exhibits. This event will be held in conjunction with the annual National Historic Preservation Month celebration co-hosted with the Marietta Historic Preservation Commission. 

RSVP required. Email by May 14.

WHAT: Ribbon Cutting

WHEN: May 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

WHERE: William Root House, 80 N Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta, 30060

ABOUT THE WILLIAM ROOT HOUSE: Owned and operated by Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, the William Root House is one of the oldest homes remaining in the Atlanta area. Interactive touchscreens and comprehensive exhibits tell visitors about life in antebellum Georgia. Home to the Root family from 1845 to 1886, the house and property have been meticulously restored to their c. 1860 appearance.

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