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Phoenix Flies: Hammonds House Guided Tour
March 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Believed to have been built in 1870 and once residence of Dr. Otis Thrash Hammonds, prominent Atlanta physician and arts patron, this Eastlake Victorian now houses a collection of mid-nineteenth century art by African American artists, hosts exhibits and serves as a resource center and base for educational programs that reach out to the community.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Reservations Required 404-612-0481 (limited to 25)
This event is appropriate for young preservationists over 10 years of age.
Area of City: West of Downtown
503 Peeples St SW, Atlanta GA 30310
Free parking is available in lot on Lucille Street and on the street in front of the museum.
Hammonds House Museum
The mission of Hammonds House Museum is to conserve, collect, exhibit and educate the public about the contributions made by artists of African descent.
About Phoenix Flies
The Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites is returning for a 12th year! Atlanta’s historic built environment of buildings, landscapes and neighborhoods is an integral part of the City’s culture and economy. The Phoenix Flies Celebration provides an opportunity to learn about, celebrate and strengthen these assets to the benefit of all.
The Atlanta Preservation Center is the City’s private non-profit preservation organization. It was founded in 1979 to promote the preservation of Atlanta’s architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes through education and advocacy.