Bell Research Center

Center for the Study of History and Migration Trail Genealogy 




The Bell Research Center is more then a library. It contains thousands of volumes of books, films, periodicals, reference materials, and artifacts focusing on the Southern history and genealogy.  


Hours of operation:

Monday-Friday
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Saturday
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Closed Sundays and Holidays

Bell Research Center Address:
Historic Cumming School
101 Atlanta Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
​678-455-7216
Do you have a Confederate Ancestor?

Find out by clicking here to see
the Forsyth County Confederates 

Visit the Sons of Confederate Veterans 
Cumming Camp 1642 website.

Men and Things
by Col. Hiram Parks Bell

"In peace and war he was a Georgian of whom the whole state may well be proud" 
- The Atlanta Journal, Saturday, August 17, 1907


473 pages, cloth cover and fine quality paper.  
New name and location index 
New epilogue, revised and expanded table of contents.

Hardcover reprint of the Biographical and Historical book of Georgia Statesman Col. Hiram Parks Bell. Men and Things
Order here for $30.00 including shipping
The Bell Research Center is located at 101 Atlanta Rd, between the Sinclair Station and the Dairy Queen in downtown Cumming
The Abbeville Institute


The mission of the Abbeville Institute is to preserve and present what is true and valuable in the Southern tradition. The fellowship has grown to over 170 scholars and associates. There articles are excellent in every way. Click Here to visit their site