Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society

Our Mission
The mission of the Alpharetta Historical Society is to promote an interest in and the study of history, genealogy, and related fields as it collects, assembles, preserves, and disseminates historical and genealogical information related to Alpharetta and old Milton County for the benefit of its members, their descendants, and the public.

150th anniversaryThe Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society Today
The Society conducts a wide variety of events, programs,
and projects:

AHS Events, Programs, and Projects

Research Library And Archives / Genealogy Tools / Resources and Links
A growing collection of historical documents, genealogy files, photographs, maps, books, and microfilms are available to the public for research.

Future Farmers of America Log Cabin At Milton Center

Originally constructed between 1934 and 1935 by students in the Future Farmers of America Milton High School Chapter, the Cabin is maintained as a teaching museum by the Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society. The Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society raises funds to maintain the FFA Log Cabin, its structure and contents located in the Cabin.

Events and Programs
Members of the Society provide and partner on a variety of events and programs for the public which includes historical programs at local schools or on site at the FFA Log Cabin and/or the Mansell House and Gardens; actively participants in community programs - Old Soldiers Day Parade and Taste of Alpharetta. Check out the calendar of events which includes meeting dates, programs, and projects of the AHS.

Mansell House and Gardens Special Events Facility
The Queen Anne style house, constructed in 1912, is owned by the City of Alpharetta and managed by the Alpharetta Historical Society and serves as a special events facility to the public for weddings and meetings. Check out how you can rent the Mansell House and Gardens for a special occasion.


The Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization governed by the State of Georgia. It operates under a Board of Trustees consisting of elected trustees, officers, and standing committee chairpersons. Members are encouraged to join a committee and get involved.
See a list of the current Board of Directors with Officers, Committee Chairs, and Trustees.

Become a Member of the Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society

Want to learn more about your community, its history, and its people? Become a member of the AHS.  To learn more about the membership benefits contact us.

apply online Apply online

AHS Location
Mansell House and Gardens
1835 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
get directions
AHS Hours
Mon 11:00 - 2:00
Wed and Fri 10:00 - 2:00
or by appointment.
To schedule an appointment, call 770-475-4663 or use the contact form
open calendar of events
© 2016, Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society, Inc.