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    Protecting Georgia's diverse historic resources

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    Discover the rich history and architecture of Covington and Newton County


    Where Preservation Meets Affordability


Our Vision

At The Georgia Trust, we are helping Georgians to understand and appreciate the irreplaceable value of historic buildings and places and their relevance to modern life. We envision Georgians who promote careful stewardship and active use of these diverse resources and recognize the economic and cultural benefits of preservation.

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Events & Highlights

Revenue from our special events plays a large part in our success. Please join us.

Costumes and Cocktails at the Castle Oct 19, 2018

Costumes and Cocktails at the Castle

Calling all witches, werewolves, Jedi Masters, and Wonder Women! Dust off your favorite Halloween costume, or get creative and whip up a new creation, and join Inherit GA, the Trust's under-40 supporters, for a hauntingly fun party at...

Santa at Rhodes Hall Dec 1, 2018

Santa at Rhodes Hall

A holiday tradition for more than 20 years, Santa at Rhodes Hall has brought the magic of Christmas to thousands of Atlanta families by featuring personal appointments and photos with...

35th Annual Preservation Gala Mar 2, 2019

35th Annual Preservation Gala

Join us for our 35th annual Preservation Gala at the Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta as we return to this architectural gem and all its Gatsby-esque glory for a roaring good time you won’t want to...

Spring Ramble 2019 Apr 12, 2019

Spring Ramble 2019

Tour grand historic homes and sites in Thomasville. Called the “City of Roses,” Thomasville was once known as the “Winter Resort of the South,” hosting America’s wealthiest families in the late 19th...

Our Mission

Our mission is to work for the preservation and revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocate their appreciation, protection and use. Our accomplishments are made possible by the support of our members and donors. We thank you.


We envision communities where new development complements and reinforces thriving downtowns and historic neighborhoods, contributing to a healthy and enriched humane environment.


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The Georgia Trust offers programs for people who care about the historic buildings and communities that tell the story of our past. There are many ways you can help.

A Greener Rhodes Hall

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is committed to “going green.” We know that adopting greener practices and policies, conserving energy and building green can not only positively impact our organization’s energy use and efficiency, but also positively impact the environment and the communities in which we live and work. Rhodes Hall received Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signifying that it performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict performance levels set by the EPA.