Georgia Tech Living History Program

Tech Alumni House/Campus Tour

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The Georgia Institute of Technology was established in 1885 and opened in 1888 on North Avenue, then the outermost limits of the City of Atlanta. Opening day hosted  87 students and now, 124 years later, Georgia Tech has an enrollment of more than 20,000. 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the original campus YMCA, a building that now houses the Georgia Tech Alumni Association. You are invited to a storytelling by Marilyn Somers, director of the Georgia Tech Living History Program, about the colorful life of the building followed by a walking tour on the traditions of Tech conducted by students from the Student Alumni Association.

Event Details

Thursday, March 15, 2012
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event is appropriate for young preservationists over 10 years of age.

Venue Information

Alumni House
Area of City: Midtown
190 North Ave, Atlanta GA  30313
Paid parking is available near the building. The closest MARTA station is North Ave.

Preservation Partner

Georgia Tech Living History Program

The Georgia Tech Living History Program was founded in 1994 and conducted its first interview on July 11 with Robert Morris, EE 1944. Its mission is to collect, preserve and present the history of the Institute through the stories of her people.