Programs and Events

Our society is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of Newnan and Coweta County.


What’s Going On?

Whether you’re a history buff, a student, or simply curious about the past, there’s something here for you.

3rd Thursday Lecture series |

The History of Coweta Co. Schools 

On May 16 th , Emily Kimbell, an English teacher at Heritage School, and Steve Quesinberry, a retired Newnan High School history teacher, will present and describe the early passion for education in Coweta County. Kimbell will untangle the particulars of the Male Academy and the women’s college known as College-
Temple. Quesinberry will decipher the start of public schools in Newnan, especially the beginnings of Newnan High School, which is 136 years old this year.

Thursday, May 16, 2024
6:30 pm 

Passport to Coweta County

We’ve got some exciting new stops on this year’s Passport to Coweta County! This year’s passport theme is historic markers! Every stop has a marker of some kind. Some are dedicated to specific people, and some are dedicated to events. Learn about what makes each of these places so special to our county. On your mark, get set, GO HISTORY!

Event Calendar

Join us for any one of our many events and discover a world of fun right here in Coweta County.