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Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum
January 31, 2022

Come learn with the Senior Scholars at Oak Hill!

Beginning Feb. 14, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum will host the Senior Scholars program consisting of a series of courses for adults ages 55 and up.  

 “We are so excited to be offering Senior Scholars again this spring,” said Allison Moore, the Director of Community Engagement and Education at Oak Hill. “The program allows us to open the museum up to extend unique educational offerings to seniors in our community.”  

The Senior Scholars program offers a wide variety of classes and social programs and encourage participants to build friendships and a sense of community while participating in lifelong learning and growth.  This semester, 13 courses will be taught both by Berry College faculty and members of the Rome community. Courses feature a wide range in topics, such as watercolor painting, genealogy, Spanish language, and literature. There is also a selection of health and wellness courses including pickleball, yoga, and martial arts.  

Orientation and drop-in welcome reception will be Feb. 9 at the Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill. For a full list of courses, pricing, and information about how to register, please visit  

For more information, contact the Martha Berry Museum at 706-368-6789 or and visit Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

About Oak Hill: Built in the 1880s, The Oak Hill home is the Greek Revival mansion of Martha Berry, the founder of Berry College. The museum has multiple galleries including “The Berry College Timeline Exhibition” which s tells the history of The Berry Schools’ development from a Sunday School in a small cabin to a four-year liberal arts college. The estate also features the Original Cabin, award-winning gardens, the Walkway of Life and additional trails, and the Christopher Browning Pavilion.  

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