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The Patch Works Art & History Center

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Two exemplary people who preserve the local culture and history of Atlanta

Nina and Jacob are wonderful people. To introduce Cabbagetown and the history of Georgia and of... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
msaytekin2017
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Folk History Lovers Delight!

This is a fun and well thought out historic museum. The displays replicate the personality and love... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
ta4jobird
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The Patch Works Art & History Center is a unique community museum dedicated to preserving, sustaining, and maintaining the historical identity of Atlanta's Cabbagetown through exhibits of history, local art, and community-based public programs and...more
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593 Gaskill St SE, On the corner of Gaskill and Carroll Streets, Atlanta, GA 30316-1111
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Nina and Jacob are wonderful people. To introduce Cabbagetown and the history of Georgia and of course America, to prevent disappearance of the names of people who lived on this land, worked hard and built Georgia and thus America after Civil War, with the memories...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is a fun and well thought out historic museum. The displays replicate the personality and love in Cabbagetown. I especially enjoyed the porch which defines the architecture of this town.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I live in Alabama, and wanted to visit the Patch Works at Cabbagetown...because my Mother and grandparents lived there in the 30's. I was welcomed by Jacob and Nina Elsas, the curators of the History Center. I found them to be highly information and knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Located in a beautiful 100-year-old craftsmen bungalow, The Patch is a carefully curated museum combining both the neighborhood's past and present. Through artifacts relating to the Fulton Cotton Mill, Cabbagetown's development, and the community that grew around it, the museum helps preserve, share, and interpret...More

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444jakee, Owner at The Patch Works Art & History Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you, Aaron! Creating a bridge between Past and Present is essential when preserving history. Only by applying the past to today's world can we maintain an interest that continues into the future. Profound, huh? ;) One side note, the complimentary bagels (donated to us...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a fun and well thought out historic museum. The displays replicate the personality and love in Cabbagetown. I especially enjoyed the porch which defines the architecture of this town.

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444jakee, Owner at The Patch Works Art & History Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you! The entire neighborhood of Cabbagetown is essentially an "Open-Air" museum. The structures are protected by rigid Landmark Guidelines, since the community has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976. Absolutely, the architecture alone is worth the trip!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

This place is good for anyone who is interested in the history of Atlanta, specifically Cabbagetown, bring the family.

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444jakee, Owner at The Patch Works Art & History Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you, Seth! Yes, our center is "Family Friendly." In fact, we try to make sharing history more fun for children!

Reviewed 11 March 2018

THIS is how GREAT museums begin. Witness Cabbagetown history today! There's more here than you know.More

Thank Kyle B
444jakee, Owner at The Patch Works Art & History Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for the review! Yes, indeed there is a great amount of history here, much of which was (and still is) integral to the industrial development of the entire United States and not just the South. At one time, Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills...More

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