Downtown Cartersville News

Ron Goss Lending a Hand in Rebuilding Old National Bank Building

Cartersville, GA – July 11, 2016 – The Bartow History Museum welcomes Historic Preservationist Ron Goss to its Lunch and Learn series on July 20th at noon. Goss will talk about the origins and early history of the First National Bank building located at 34 W. Main Street. In addition, he will discuss the reason(s) for its appearance change during the 1960’s as well as its transition from bank to offices. Join us on the [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Ron Goss Lending a Hand in Rebuilding Old National Bank Building

Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

Cartersville’s annual Fourth of July celebration, including a parade, concert and fireworks, is set for Monday, July 4. Stars & Stripes Over Cartersville is presented by the Cartersville Optimist Club in cooperation with WBHF FM 100.3 and AM 1450.  The parade is presented by Metro Kia of Cartersville. This year’s parade theme, “Heroes” Real and Imagined”, will feature as parade Grand Marshalls the real heroes, our local veterans and members of the Carl Boyd Post [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

Downtown Cartersville Art Market

  The Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program is excited to announce our first annual Downtown Art Market. This event evolved out of a partnership with the Booth Photography Guild and the Booth Artists Guild to bring a one of a kind art market to Downtown Cartersville. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21st, and will be held downtown in Friendship Plaza. The market will feature over 30 artists from the surrounding [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Downtown Cartersville Art Market

Life in Adairsville: An Anecdotal History of a Small North Georgia Town

  Cartersville, GA – May 18, 2016 - Bartow History Museum welcomes author, Danny Pelfrey, the force behind the compilation, as well as one of the authors of the 374 page book on the history of Adairsville, to the upcoming evening lecture series on May 26th at 7 p.m. at the museum. The beautiful hardcover volume is entitled, Life in Adairsville: An Anecdotal History of a Small North Georgia Town. Mr. Pelfrey will be available [...]

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BHM Presents Savor the Memories Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate your Food Traditions

Savor the Memories Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate your Food Traditions Cartersville, GA – May 5, 2016 – The Bartow History Museum welcomes Valerie Frey, who will discuss her latest book, Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate your Food Traditions, on May 18th at noon. Frey will discuss the value of recipes, exploring them as historical documents. She will also talk about working with older recipes, give basic tips on [...]

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It’s About Time Boutique

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Dr. Ann McCleary and Keri Adams From the University of West Georgia Will Discuss,The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail

  April 20, Noon – 1 p.m. Cartersville, GA – April 11, 2016 – The Bartow History Museum announces Dr. Ann McCleary and Keri Adams from the Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia will discuss the Center’s new book, The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail, on April 20th at noon. The book explores the impact of the textile industry on the region extending from Columbus to Dalton and its residual presence [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Dr. Ann McCleary and Keri Adams From the University of West Georgia Will Discuss,The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail

Bartow History Museum invites the public to the opening of its newest feature exhibit, In Remembrance: Mourning Through the Ages

 Bartow History Museum invites the public to the opening of its newest feature exhibit, In Remembrance: Mourning Through the Ages, on Thursday, April 28. The exhibit looks back at some of the rituals and customs associated with mourning beginning with the area’s native population centuries ago through the Victorian Period of the late 19th century to customs of more recent times. Have you ever wondered where the custom of wearing black after death originated or [...]

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It’s Game Time!

  Cartersville, GA – April 11, 2016 –Do you have TROUBLE getting your family to unplug? It’s not a TRIVIAL PURSUIT, but you don’t have a MONOPOLY on this problem. The Bartow History Museum is here to help. Join us for our next Museum After Dark event, Family Game Night, to be held on April 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the museum. Play giant board games, vintage games, and make a MEMORY together. If you [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on It’s Game Time!

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal to speak at the Bartow History Museum

  March 31, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Cartersville, GA – March 25, 2016 – The Bartow History Museum is honored to have Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal and former First Lady Elizabeth Harris at the upcoming Evening Lecture on Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m.  Mrs. Deal will speak about the new book, Memories of Mansion:  The Story of Georgia’s Governor’s Mansion, which focuses on the stories and experiences of Georgia’s first families.  The book’s co-authors, [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal to speak at the Bartow History Museum
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