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Root House Museum and Garden
145 Denmead St NE, Marietta, GA 30060
The Root House Museum and Garden showcases what Marietta and Cobb County were like in the 19th century. The museum isMore located in the house that the Root family, early settlers of Marietta, built in 1845. The museum is composed of the Root House Garden, where visitors can see mid-19th century replica garden, full of vegetables, cooking and medicinal herbs, fruit trees, flowers and shrubs. In the main house, volunteer guides tell guests the story of the house, the Roots and facts about Marietta in the 1850s. The house is furnished with pieces from that time period and guests can even see a working cookstove from the 1850s. Finally, there is the Root House Museum Store where guests can purchase books and gifts that have to do with life in 19th century Cobb County.
Cobb County Youth Museum
649 Cheatham Hill Dr SW, Marietta, GA 30064
Cobb County Youth Museum located off Whitlock Dr. in Marietta offers children of all ages a chance to learn history andMore social and cultural events using visual and media avenues through the integration of instructional and hands on activities. School bus tours are available with reservations only September through May. Admission is $7 per person.
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