History Cherokee presents the latest temporary exhibit "Georgia’s Good Neighbor: The Story of WCHK" is now open in the Byron L. Dobbs Gallery from October 18, 2023 to January 2024!
November 2023 | Veterans Day is November 11, but we're celebrating veterans all month long. Throughout the month of November, Veterans and active military get free admission to the Cherokee County History Center with ID, and up to 4 of their guests will receive a special discounted admission!
November 24 - December 17, 2023 | See iconic buildings and spaces of Cherokee County turned into gingerbread works of art by local bakers. The gingerbread creations will represent Ball Ground, Canton, Holly Springs, Waleska, and Woodstock. Each History Center guest will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite gingerbread creation. The creator of the winning gingerbread building receives bragging rights until next year.
December 10 at 2 p.m. | Join us as Mark C. McDonald, recently retired President and CEO of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, talks about the Georgia Trust’s newest book, “Architecture of the Last Colony: Georgia’s Historic Places, 1733-2000.” The lecture is free and open to the public. Copies of “Architecture of the Last Colony: Georgia’s Historic Places, 1733-2000” will be available for purchase in the History Centers store. Admission to tour the Cherokee County History Center is an additional charge for non-History Cherokee members.
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January 23, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. | In partnership with the Funk Heritage Center, Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association, and the City of Canton, History Cherokee presents a free-to-attend screening of Blurry Pictures latest documentary, "We Will Speak." Hosted at the Historic Canton Theatre, the screening will be followed by a Q&A from the creators of the film. Pre-registration is required to attend and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.