Field Trips

A Local History Adventure for Elementary School Students

blacksmiths at work
The Historic Mable House and Arts Center will be open for elementary field trips from 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM with reservations at a charge of $3.50 per child. Teachers are admited free. Chaperones and additional volunteers are also $3.50. A check is due upon arrival payable to: Friends of the Mable House. Payment may also be made with VISA or Mastercard.

Exciting participatory experiences will be offered to each class touching on:
     19th Century Farm Life    
     Civil War
     Native American life in Cobb County

Activities are scheduled according to age and/or size of groups and may include:
     Old fashioned games                                              Outdoor experiences
     Storytelling                                                            Art projects
     Visual art and historic demonstrations                       Panning for gold
     Historic and gallery tours                                         Old fashioned snacks

Reservations must be made 30 days in advance and space is limited.  Please call early in the school year to reserve your date.

For information or to make reservations, please call Vanita Keswani at 770-819-3285 or send an e-mail to 

Field trips sponsored by Friends of the Mable House
Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department