Left to right: Cherokee doll handmade at Vann House; Moravian doll created in Old Winston- Salem, NC; two dolls from 1920's; Santa Claus from 1920's; old man doll crated at local fair in the 1980's; Tar Baby doll handmade by Phyllis Earnest who presented Uncle Remus stories to Murray County schoolchildren for several years; Navajo Indian doll purchased Out West where Kate Wright Raine was a public health nurse
Open hotel register from 1941-81 at the Wright House
The open hotel register in the picture above from 1941-1980 and another hotel register from 1921-1941 will be shown at Black Bear Festival at the Wright House. The dolls in the picture above will also be on display at the festival on October 21-22.
Copies of the Historic Photographs of The Whitfield County Schools Available For Purchase!
The Historic Photographs of The Whitfield County Schools by Ellen Keith Thompson is available for purchase. If you're interested in purchasing the book, please maila check payable to WMHS to P.O. Box 6180Dalton, GA. 30722 in the amount of $50 (includes shipping and handling). Or, you can purchase the book at the Crown Gardens & Archives for $45 located on 715 Chattanooga Avenue, Dalton, GA. 30722. All the proceeds from the books sales will the basis of the endowmenet fund for the 40th Anniversary.
Hours at Crown Garden and Archives!
To better serve our community we will now be open M-F 10am - 4pm. We will also be open by appointment on weekends and evenings for research and events! To make an appoinment please call during our business hours!
Hours at Blunt House, Hamilton House, and Huff House!
The Blunt House, The Hamilton House, and The Huff House are now open for historic tours on Fridays from 10:00 am. to 4: 00 pm. Please drop in between these hours to learn more about our local history!