Presented by Tony Harris

Cartersville, GA – April 6, 2017 – The Bartow History Museum welcomes Tony Harris to the next Lunch & Learn program on Wednesday, April 19, at noon. Harris, a member of the Cherokee Nation, will present “If Plants Could Talk, a Cherokee Relationship.” His talk will cover how the Cherokee used native plants for medicine, food, shelter, tools, crafts and ceremonial purposes prior to The Trail of Tears. The lecture is free for members of the museum and included in the price of admission to the museum for non-members.

About the Speaker

Tony Harris was born and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and graduated from Northeastern State University, originally the Cherokee University located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Tony is active in the Cobb County Master Gardeners and Georgia Native Plant Society, and serves as the Vice President of the Georgia Trail of Tears Association.

About Bartow History Museum

The Bartow History Museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. Our extensive archives and research library contains photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more. For additional information, visit www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

About Bartow History Museum

The Bartow History Museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. Our extensive archives and research library contains photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more. For additional information, visit www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

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