Cobb Landmarks is a historical society rooted in the past but always looking forward. We are committed to empowering our community with an understanding of the events, people, and places that formed our past, so that we may all strive for a brighter future. We hope that, in doing so, we will inspire the next generation to keep our shared history protected and our memories alive. We appreciate your interest in Cobb Landmarks. Preserving the past is something we strive to accomplish every day, and it wouldn't be possible without your support. We hope you will join us.
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William Root House c. 1845
Owned and operated by Cobb Landmarks, the William Root House Museum & Garden offers an accurate portrayal of middle-class life during the 1860s. It is the oldest wood-frame structure in downtown Marietta and hosts thousands visitors each year.
Foundations & Sponsors
Downtown Marietta Development Authority
Georgia Humanities Council
Lights Over Atlanta
Master Gardeners of Cobb County
National Endowment for the Humanities
Root House Museum Volunteers
Cobb Chamber of Commerce
Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
Glover Park Brewery
Red Hare Brewing Company
George S. & Edna L. Cobb Foundation
Colonial Dames of America, Marietta
Adkins Talent Solutions
Southern Wholesale Flooring
Cooper Jones Construction
Skin Cancer Specialists, P.C. & Aesthetic Center
landmark society members