Thomas County Museum of History
The purpose of the Thomas County Historical Society, Inc. is to share, collect, and preserve the historical data, stories, documents, and artifacts related to the individuals, families, schools, churches, businesses, and other institutions of Thomas County. The Society seeks to study and disseminate information related to Thomas County with the objective of fostering a keen interest in Thomas County history. The Society operates the Museum of History and the Lapham-Patterson House Museum to preserve, interpret, and share Thomas County history.
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We all must cherish our past. The people, places and things that make us who we are today. Thomasville has the most interesting history. This was a place of Presidents and Dignitaries who once vacationed and lived here. The streets are named for those who will live on in history forever. The museum tells all the stories of the past.
5$ ya get what ya pay for.... good history of the town
This is a wonderful source of information about the South during the Civil War.
If you are stopping by Thomasville make a trip to this museum. From the outside it is pretty enough but it really is much larger then it appears. We were lucky enough to go on a Saturday, and the former curator of the museum was our guide. We were taken on a 2&1/2 hour tour through the history of Thomas county and there were still exhibits we only glossed over which we could easily go back and spend even more time looking at.. It was amazing. Pictures, antiques, old uniforms and clothing, tableware, cameras, weapons, quilts, buildings, the list goes on and on. They have a total of I think 8 buildings of which 5 were available for us to go inside, they included the main house, a rear building which I won't spoil the surprise of, a log cabin and attached kitchen building, and a small 2 room house which functioned as a place of business as well as a home. It isn't very expensive to get in and it is easily a great value for admission.