February is Black History Month, and the Marietta History Center’s monthly Pop-in event for February focuses on African-Americans in the military.
The details are in the following announcement, reprinted from the City of Marietta website.
MARIETTA – The Marietta History Center will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, February 19th 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 February for crafts and activities geared towards African- Americans in the Military, currently these will be “Make and Take” so families may enjoy them at home as well as crafts in the galleries.
When: February 19th, 2022Advertisement
Where: Marietta History Center
1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Cost: FREE day!
The Museum uses ordinary objects to tell the extraordinary stories of Marietta and Cobb County. Current temporary exhibits includes: Marietta 1899: Color captured in Black and White, The Tuskegee Airmen by KSU Museum of History and Holocaust Education and 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 %