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April 2021

“Pay What You Can” Week at the William Root House Museum

April 8, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 11, 2021

During the “Pay What You Can” week, visitors to the William Root House Museum & Garden can pay whatever they feel comfortable paying for…

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“Pay What You Can” Week at the William Root House Museum

April 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 11, 2021

During the “Pay What You Can” week, visitors to the William Root House Museum & Garden can pay whatever they feel comfortable paying for…

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“Pay What You Can” Week at the William Root House Museum

April 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 11, 2021

During the “Pay What You Can” week, visitors to the William Root House Museum & Garden can pay whatever they feel comfortable paying for…

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“Pay What You Can” Week at the William Root House Museum

April 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 11, 2021

During the “Pay What You Can” week, visitors to the William Root House Museum & Garden can pay whatever they feel comfortable paying for…

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September 2021

Smithsonian Museum Day – William Root House

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

The c. 1840s William Root House, one of the oldest homes in the Atlanta area, was originally the home of early Cobb County settlers…

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October 2021

Mourning in the 1850s Flashlight Tours

October 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

$10

During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the…

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Mourning in the 1850s Flashlight Tours

October 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

$10

During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the…

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Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

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Haunted Walking Tour

October 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

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Haunted Walking Tour

October 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Haunted Walking Tour

October 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Mourning in the 1850s Flashlight Tours

October 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

$10

During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the…

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Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

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Haunted Walking Tour

October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Haunted Walking Tour

October 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Mourning in the 1850s Flashlight Tours

October 22, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

$10

During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the…

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Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

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Mourning in the 1850s Flashlight Tours

October 29, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

$10

During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the…

Find out more »

Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

Scaryetta Haunted Bus Tour

October 30, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

Join one of our talented tour guides on an approximate 90 minute trolley ride around Historic Marietta, Ga. You will learn about our city’s…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

Haunted Walking Tour

October 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20

Think you know about the Square? Come hear stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants refusing to cross over. Would…

Find out more »

November 2021

William Root House Pictures with Santa

November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021

​Start a new holiday tradition! Bring your kids to the Root House to get their picture taken with a Victorian-style Santa! Before or after…

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Root House Beer Festival

November 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$25

Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society is excited to welcome Red Hare Brewing & Distilling and Glover Park Brewery to the William Root House for…

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holiday Candle Workshop

November 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$50

Join Marietta candle maker Jen Burklow, owner of The Minted Market, for a special holiday-themed candle workshop at the William Root House. Participants will…

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December 2021

Christmas Candlelight Tour at William Root House

December 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

The William Root House in downtown Marietta will be transformed for the holidays. Candlelit rooms will be decorated with live greens, fruit, and handmade…

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April 2022

Root House Museum offers “Pay What You Can” Week

April 9

Between April 6th and 9th, visitors to the William Root House in downtown Marietta can pay whatever they feel comfortable paying for museum admission…

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Internationally Acclaimed Silhouette Artist to Visit Marietta

April 24
$48

Silhouette artist Clay Rice will be cutting profile silhouettes at the William Root House on April 24, 2022. Internationally acclaimed silhouette artist Clay Rice will…

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Cobb Landmarks Hosts Annual Root House Plant Sale

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A beloved Marietta tradition, the annual Root House Plant Sale returns on April 23rd. This unique sale offers shoppers a wide selection of vintage…

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June 2022

Juneteenth Celebration at the William Root House

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had declared “all persons held as slaves” would be “forever…

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Cobb Landmarks Hosts Historic Preservation Lecture Series

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Guest speakers will discuss the fundamentals of historic preservation during this day-long series.MARIETTA, GA, May 4, 2022 - On June 25th Cobb Landmarks will host guest speakers for a…

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“Our Restoration Nation” Presented by Laine & Kevin Berry and Cobb Landmarks

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What do you get when you have two creatives with a passion for architecture and old things? Laine and Kevin Berry. While building or…

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