MARIETTA – The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, November 20th from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the opportunity to interact with the Museum through themed activities and crafts. Join us in November for crafts and activities geared towards books, currently we have crafts in the galleries as well as “Make and Take” so families may enjoy them at home. This month we will also have a book reading and signing event at 2pm. The book that will be featured is “All Aboard, Georgia!” by Rosalind and Maggie Bunn. The books are available for purchase in the Museum Store and Online. The Museum’s health policies and procedures are posted on our website.
When: November 20th , 2021
Where: Marietta Museum of History
1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Cost: FREE Admission sponsored by the Friends of Marietta History
The Museum uses ordinary objects to tell the extraordinary stories of Marietta and Cobb County. 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.
About the City of Marietta
The City of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the population of the city at 60,867 which makes it the largest city in Cobb County by population.
However, the city is in a neck-and-neck race with fast-growing Smyrna, whose population was 56,666 at the last estimate.
Here are a few fast facts from the Census Bureau
Marietta city, Georgia
2019 Population Estimates 60,867
Median Household Income $ 57,452
Persons in poverty, percent 14.0 %
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 %
Persons without health insurance, percent 18.1 %
Median Housing Value $ 287,600
Total Housing Units 26,878
Number of Firms 10,501
Male Median Income $ 36,894
Female Median Income $ 29,239
Percent of households with a broadband Internet subscription 84.9 %