The Cherokee County History Center is currently under construction. The museum, visitors center, and research library are temporarily closed to the public. Research appointments and requests are suspended at this time.Learn More

Looking Forward to Seeing You

Looking Forward to Seeing You

Coming in 2022! The museum will offer visitors the opportunity to explore Cherokee County history from Native American inhabitation to events shaping the county today.

Cherokee County History Center

Located in historic downtown Canton, Georgia, the Cherokee County History Center and Visitors Center is operated by the Cherokee County Historical Society. The museum documents the history of Cherokee County spanning from Native American inhabitants to the industries, people, and events which shaped the area to what it is today.

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Hours

The Cherokee County History Center and Museum Shop

Temporarily closed. Please visit our pop-up museum shop at the Cotton Mill Exchange at The Mill on Etowah in Canton, GA

The Cherokee County Research Library

Temporarily closed. Research appointments and requests are suspended until further notice.

Cherokee County History Center

What We Do

History Cherokee is committed to the collections, preservation, and interpretation of Cherokee County history. Through strong community partnerships, relevant educational programming, intentional collecting practices, and historic preservation advocacy we strive to inspire our audience to become empathetic and engaged participants in their communities, cultivate a love of learning and greater understanding about our shared past, and serve as a trusted community resource for Cherokee County history.

What We Do

Learn

Exhibitions, Programs, Events, News & Updates

Learn

What We Do

Preserve

Sites Worth Saving & Historic Preservation

Preserve

What We Do

Research

Archives & Collection Resources

Research

Rock Barn

Rock Barn

Host an unforgettable social gathering or have a memorable wedding ceremony at the historic Rock Barn in Canton, Georgia.

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Museum Shop

From Salty Dog t-shirts and magnets to books about local history, there’s something for everyone!

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Museum Shop
Visit

Visit

Admission to the Cherokee County History Center includes access to the museum, temporary exhibition, and research library.

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Visit

Get Involved

Discover how you can be a part of history with us through volunteer opportunities, becoming a member, or donating an artifact.

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