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Cartersville, 30120 United States

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February 2018

February Lunch & Learn, African American Quilts

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Lunch and Learn Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Members of the Bartow County African American Quilt Documentation Project will give a presentation on the goals of the project and quilt history.

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February Evening Lecture – Brad Posey, World War I

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Evening Lecture Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Military historian Brad Posey will discuss “American Contributions to The Great War, Past and Present: Battlefield Archaeology in the Argonne.”

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March 2018

Celtic Family Festival

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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The Celtic Family Festival will be a time for guests to learn about the history of Northwest Georgia’s Celtic heritage. Participants will: hear five minute fact presentations; enjoy costumed storytellers telling traditional tales from the Celtic world; try high quality snacks; create unique crafts; and appreciate the music of Debra Peterson, a performer with over 20 years’ experience, including performances at the Georgia Renaissance Festival. Tickets are $10 for non-members and $5 for students. Plus tax.  Members are free! To purchase…

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St. Patrick’s Day Party!

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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This event is our major fundraiser for the year. Participate in our Wearing of the Green contest and silent auction. Enjoy a great themed, heavy hors d'oeuvres menu and open bar with beer, wine & a single signature cocktail, accompanied by music from Landloch’d, a Celtic and Pirate music band you may know from the Georgia Renaissance Festival. Tickets are $49 for members and $55 for non-members.  Plus tax. To purchase tickets, please call 770-387-2774, visit the Bartow History Museum…

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Homeschool Program – Herstoric Women

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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March 21 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Herstoric Women Let the achievements of some extraordinary women inspire you. Enjoy activities about Pearl S. Buck, Hellen Keller, and Harriet Tubman through presentations, a trivia challenge, and other hands-on activities.

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March Lunch & Learn – Barry Wright, John Paul Cooper

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Lunch and Learn Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Author Barry Wright will discuss his new book, John Paul Cooper: Georgia Giant in the Revival of Cotton During the Early 1900s. The book is based on family letters, photos, and historical accounts of the grandson on Mark Anthony Cooper.

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March Lunch & Learn – Barry Wright

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Lunch and Learn Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Author Barry Wright will discuss his new book, John Paul Cooper: Georgia Giant in the Revival of Cotton During the Early 1900s. The book is based on family letters, photos, and historical accounts of the grandson on Mark Anthony Cooper.

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Girl Scout Badge Workshop – Netiquette

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Netiquette: Cadette March 24, 2018, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. $14 per girl; adults $4.00 Our digital world makes it easy to stay in touch and share friendships, memories and ideas, but it has a downside, too. You may have heard stories about people posting something mean about someone else, or about someone who posted something they wished they hadn’t. Join other Cadettes to learn all about making positive choices in the online world. Bring a sack lunch.

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March Evening Lecture – Laney House, Civil War Music

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Evening Lecture Thursday, March 29 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Musician Laney House, a multi-instrumentalist music historian, will discuss and perform songs from before, during, and after the Civil War, including popular songs of the era, as well as songs and tunes indigenous to the northwest Georgia area.

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March Evening Lecture – Laney House

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Evening Lecture Thursday, March 29 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Musician Laney House, a multi-instrumentalist music historian, will discuss and perform songs from before, during, and after the Civil War, including popular songs of the era, as well as songs and tunes indigenous to the northwest Georgia area.

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April 2018

Spring Camp

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 5, 2018

Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Tomorrow’s Treasures is a series of four, two-hour camps focusing on taking care of family heirlooms and passing on personal history from one generation to the next. Learn as individuals share tips on preservation, engage in workshop discussions, and participate in activities. Monday, April 2nd – Antique Fabrics Unsure of what to do with Grandpa’s uniform, mom’s wedding dress, or that old quilt or lace tablecloth sitting in the cedar chest? Tina Shadden, Museum Registrar, will show us how best…

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Spring Camp

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 5, 2018

Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Tomorrow’s Treasures is a series of four, two-hour camps focusing on taking care of family heirlooms and passing on personal history from one generation to the next. Learn as individuals share tips on preservation, engage in workshop discussions, and participate in activities. Monday, April 2nd – Antique Fabrics Unsure of what to do with Grandpa’s uniform, mom’s wedding dress, or that old quilt or lace tablecloth sitting in the cedar chest? Tina Shadden, Museum Registrar, will show us how best…

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Spring Camp

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 5, 2018

Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Tomorrow’s Treasures is a series of four, two-hour camps focusing on taking care of family heirlooms and passing on personal history from one generation to the next. Learn as individuals share tips on preservation, engage in workshop discussions, and participate in activities. Monday, April 2nd – Antique Fabrics Unsure of what to do with Grandpa’s uniform, mom’s wedding dress, or that old quilt or lace tablecloth sitting in the cedar chest? Tina Shadden, Museum Registrar, will show us how best…

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Spring Camp

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 5, 2018

Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Tomorrow’s Treasures is a series of four, two-hour camps focusing on taking care of family heirlooms and passing on personal history from one generation to the next. Learn as individuals share tips on preservation, engage in workshop discussions, and participate in activities. Monday, April 2nd – Antique Fabrics Unsure of what to do with Grandpa’s uniform, mom’s wedding dress, or that old quilt or lace tablecloth sitting in the cedar chest? Tina Shadden, Museum Registrar, will show us how best…

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Girl Scout Badge Workshop – My Family Story

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Storytelling: My Family Story: Brownies April 14, 2018, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $10 per girl; adults $4.00 Discover the history of Northwest Georgia through games, stories and artifacts. Brownies will create family trees and crests as they compare and contrast their history with those who came before them, including Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts. This program is designed to help Brownies work toward their skill building My Family Story badge in the “It’s Your World…

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May 2018

Historic 5K at Rose Lawn

May 5 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Bartow History Museum, 4 E Church Street
Cartersville, 30120 United States
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Saturday, May 5, 2018 Registration : 6:30am-7:30am 5K run/ walk starts: 8:00am Immerse yourself in the history of Cartersville! The 5K begins and ends at the Rose Lawn Museum, a historic Victorian home built by Sam Jones. The course takes you through one of the historic residential districts in Cartersville, GA. Register. Afterwards stay and enjoy the Roselawn’s May Market festival. All Proceeds from this event benefit the educational and preservation efforts of the Bartow History Museum and Rose Lawn…

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