Southern Museum’s Annual Trains, Trains, Trains returns Saturday

January 22, 2014 Todd DeFeo 0

KENNESAW, Ga. – The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host its popular “Trains, Trains, Trains” event on Jan. 25. The fourth annual family-friendly event will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 and will feature crafts, vendors and several operating model train layouts. The daylong event will also include interactive programs including railroad music and vendors selling train-related items. “Our annual ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’ event has established itself as one of the Museum’s most popular events,” said Dr. Richard Banz, the Museum’s executive director. “This event attracts die-hard railroad enthusiasts, casual

Southern Museum’s Annual Trains, Trains, Trains Returns in January

December 16, 2013 Railfanning.org News Wire 0

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host its popular “Trains, Trains, Trains” event on Jan. 25, 2014. The fourth annual family-friendly event will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 and will feature crafts, vendors and several operating model train layouts. The daylong event will also include interactive programs including a train-themed story time, railroad music and vendors selling train-related items. “Our annual ‘Trains, Trains, Trains’ event has established itself as one of the Museum’s most popular events,” said Dr. Richard Banz, the Museum’s executive director. “This event attracts die-hard railroad

Southern Museum Wraps Up Successful Railroad Rendezvous

KENNESAW, Ga. — More than 600 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s first ever Railroad Rendezvous event. During the event, museum visitors were able to participate in games such as sack races and a bean bag toss, learn about railroads and safety precautions to take around them, and even de-code hobo symbols and learn about living life on the rails. “We want thank each and every person who came out to support us to help make our first ever Railroad Rendezvous a tremendous success,” said Valerie Serra, events coordinator for the Southern

Southern Museum Celebrating National Train Day With Special Programs, Admission Deal

KENNESAW, Ga. — The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will celebrate National Train Day on Saturday, May 11, with special programs and an admission deal. The museum will offer a flat admission of $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-12. Visitors must mention National Train Day to receive the discount; no additional discounts apply. At 11 a.m. on May 11, Dr. Richard Banz, executive director of the Southern Museum, will give a presentation about the Great Locomotive Chase and the first Medals of Honor. The Museum is home to one of the first Medals ever

Hundreds turn out for Southern Museum’s inaugural Museum Night

March 25, 2013 Railfanning.org News Wire 0

KENNESAW, Ga. — The ominous threat of bad weather wasn’t enough to deter the more than 300 people who turned out to the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History to help celebrate its 10th birthday. During the inaugural Museum Night, guests had the rare chance to climb aboard The General locomotive made famous during the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase. Visitors also partook in a multitude of family-friendly activities – including a railroad camp, slot cars and an operating model train layout – and could view a pair of antique vehicles on display – a 1940 Packard and

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