The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will explore the 100th anniversary of the infamous Leo Frank lynching. The Southern Museum is partnering with the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta and the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University to present the exhibit and related programming, which will contribute to a larger commemoration taking place throughout metro Atlanta. The exhibit will run from Aug. 16 until Nov. 29, 2015. The 2,800-square-foot exhibit includes one-of-a-kind artifacts from both Frank and Phagan, including Frank’s National Pencil Co. desk, personal belongings from Phagan and the door to the Milledgeville prison infirmary the mob allegedly opened when kidnapping Frank.
Opening August 17, 2015 9:30-5:00 pm
Tickets: Museum admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children three and under. Members of both the Southern Museum and the Breman Museum receive free admission
The Southern Museum is located at 2829 Cherokee Street in downtown Kennesaw
For more information, please call (770) 427-2117 or visit http://www.southernmuseum.org/2015/06/southern-museum-to-lead-exhibition-and-programs-to-memorialize-100th-anniversary-of-leo-frank-lynching/