Fairview School in Cave Spring Participate in Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday

Thursday, February 8, 2024–11:41 p.m.

-News Release-

The Fairview-E.S. Brown Heritage Corporation announces that it will participate in the Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday this weekend.

Super Museum Sunday is part of the annual Georgia History Festival, the signature K-12 educational program of the Georgia Historical Society, reaching hundreds of thousands of students statewide.

The Fairview School will join nearly 100 historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout Georgia that will open their doors to the public, FREE of charge this Sunday.

They will offer a variety of in-person and virtual experiences that encourage Georgians of all ages to explore and experience the history, arts, and cultural opportunities of our great state.

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore several historical sites in the Cave Spring community. Visitors will start at the Cave Spring Welcome Center before proceeding to the Fairview School campus, where they will be able to explore the renovated school building and learn directly from docents and alumni about the history of the school and the renovation project.

At 2 p.m., the public is invited to the 15th Annual Meeting at the Cave Spring United Methodist Church and hear from guest speaker, W. Wright Mitchell, President & CEO of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

Visitors will start at the Cave Spring Welcome Center before proceeding to the Fairview School campus, where they will be able to explore our renovated school building and learn about the history of the school and renovation project.

Super Museum Sunday is supported by Delta Air Lines.

For more information and to see a full listing of Super Museum Sunday sites, visit www.georgiahistoryfestival.org.

For more information about Fairview-E.S. Brown Heritage Corporation, visit www.fairviewbrown.org.

The Fairview-E.S. Brown Heritage Corporation, a historical non-profit organization, seeks to preserve the life-affirming African American cultural experiences of the early 1900s; namely, the Fairview Colored School located in Cave Spring, GA. The campus was erected under the Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington philanthropic building campaign to provide an education for African Americans. Ongoing restoration projects are underway, with the organization’s plans including a renovated four-acre campus featuring a museum, campsite, organic garden, and multi-purpose buildings to benefit the entire community.

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