Learn Local History

Saving Farm House Documentary Film (Click Here)
The City of Alpharetta and Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society partnered to create Saving Farm House, a documentary 12 minute film. The movie tells the story of Alpharetta’s original settlement and the hope of saving the site for future generations.

Alpharetta’s Stories (Click Here)

Watch and listen to Alpharetta’s past through the sharing of firsthand stories about local history. Over 75 interviews to date and more to come. For easy listening, each interview timeline is tagged by subjects.

Alpharetta, Milton County: The Early Years Book  
Written in celebration for the sesquicentennial anniversary of Alpharetta from 1858–2008 by preserving history in a pictorial book written by Connie Mashburn, Alpharetta Historian. Book is $35 plus tax and available for purchase at Alpharetta City Hall.

Alpharetta & Old Milton County History Museum

The history museum is comprised of a permanent collection of artifacts and interpretative displays which guides the viewer through a chronological timeline of Alpharetta’s past. The City’s history is deeply connected with the neighboring cities in North Fulton, therefore the museum reaches beyond the current boundaries of Alpharetta.

Location: Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Hours: Monday–Thursday 8:30am - 5pm / Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm / Saturdays & Sundays by Appointment / Open during Public Meetings


Story Map of Alpharetta’s History (Click Here) – Take a look at Alpharetta’s History and Historical Markers through an online interactive story map.

Research Library & Archives (Click Here)

City of Alpharetta and Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society have partnered by utilizing Past Perfect Museum Software.  The Historical Society specializes in providing the public with information relevant to the study of the history and the genealogy of its people.  

Location: Mansell House & Gardens in Wills Park, 1835 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009

For history questions or to research in the archival library, contact the Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society: info@aomchs.org, 770-474-4663 or contact form

Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society (Click Here)

– Office located at the Mansell House and Gardens: 1835 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. Contact 770-475-4663.