It is set for May 3 at 10 a.m. at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta. The theme of this year’s events will be “Civil War to Civil Rights — Our 150 Year Journey.”
The opening ceremonies include a speech by W. Todd Groce, president and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, who will be the first of several guest speakers. Groce’s discussion topic will be Civil War Atlanta: Why it Still Matters.
Afterwards, visitors are invited to tour other participating venues around the city, which will have free tours and ac-tivities. Free trolleys will shuttle the visitors to and from the venues throughout the day, including Oakland Cemetery, the Grant Mansion, the Cyclorama and the East Atlanta Village, the site of the Battle of Atlanta battlefield. Schedules and maps will be provided.
Information: (404) 330-6048