Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Dekalb Historicial Society Inc

  • Decatur, GA
  • www.dekalbhistory.org

Mission Statement

The DeKalb History Center collects, preserves and shares the history of DeKalb County, Georgia.

Main Programs

  1. Museum
  2. Archives
  3. Children's Programs
  4. Historic Preservation
Service Areas

Self-reported

Georgia

We collect, preserve and share the history of DeKalb County, Georgia.

ruling year

1970

Principal Officer since 2007

Self-reported

Melissa Forgey

Keywords

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DeKalb History Museum Archives Preservation

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Also Known As

Dekalb History Center

EIN

23-7049254

 Number

0035440734

Physical Address

101 E Court Sq

Decatur, GA 30030

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Museum

To display the history of DeKalb County through museum artifacts and other materials.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$40,000.00

Program 2

Archives

Collect, preserve and share archival records pertaining to DeKalb County, GA.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$50,000.00

Program 3

Children's Programs

Teach children about their local history through storytelling, Heritage Festivals, scavengers hunts, Box City programs, and special workshops or tours.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$20,000.00

Program 4

Historic Preservation

Provide assistance to save DeKalb's historic built environment.  Through lectures, tours, workshops, studies, national register nominations, participating in the "Old House Fair" and more.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$40,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Georgia

We collect, preserve and share the history of DeKalb County, Georgia.

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DeKalb Historical Society Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Dekalb Historicial Society Inc

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Principal Officer

Melissa Forgey

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kerri Morrin

Cornerstone Bank

Term: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012

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