Programs & Events

Membership Picnic

Membership Picnic

Join us Sunday, October 17 at 1:30 PM for our annual membership picnic. The annual membership picnic is a chance for members and supporters of the History Cherokee to come together for fellowship and great food in October! The picnic is also generally held at an historic site in Cherokee County. This is a members-only event. RSVP by October 12. Please contact Jessica Gordy at jgordy@historycherokee.org or 770.345.3288.

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Author Talk

Author Talk

Join us Tuesday, October 19 at 7PM for an evening with local historian and Reinhardt University professor, Dr. Ken Wheeler. Dr. Wheeler will be discussing his new book, "Modern Cronies: Southern Industrialism from Gold Rush to Convict Labor, 1829-1894." The free event will take place at the Historic Rock Barn located at 658 Marietta Hwy Canton, GA 30114. Doors open at 6:30PM. RSVP by October 14. Please contact Harvee White at hwhite@historycherokee.org or 770.345.3288.

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Holiday Party

Holiday Party

The annual holiday party is another great opportunity to learn more about the History Cherokee and its members. This event is held the first Tuesday of December at the Historic Rock Barn. Stay tuned for more updates about this annual members-only event!

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Derby Party

Derby Party

Held on the first Saturday of May, the largest fundraising event of the year for History Cherokee supports educational programming and historic preservation efforts throughout the county. With a silent auction, bourbon tasting, pony pull, and hat contest, this annual event draws nearly 200 attendees and raises almost $30,000. Stay tuned for updates regarding the 18th Annual Kentucky Derby Day!

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