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Cherokee County Historical Museum
This page is no longer in use. Please visit our new page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/Historical-Museum-of-Cherokee-County-186786855229763/about/?ref=page_internal
The Museum is housed in a 1920's 3 story general store in downtown Centre, Al. With around 15,000 artifacts, exhibits are varied, fun, and interactive. Spend some time in our internet cafe, or bring your kids to play and learn.
Please note- this page has been hacked and the admin deleted and we have been unable to get Facebook to respond to any help requests. We are continuing to work on the issue but a new page may have to be created.
The Museum will be closed on Friday April 14th for Good Friday. We wish you and yours a Blessed Easter Season.
Our next craft class will be the last Wednesday in the Month April 26, noon until 2pm at the Museum. Come prepared to be outside weather permitting you will be making Mosaic stepping stones. For the summer classes all money made will go toward the Museum's Electrical fund. Members $15.00, non members $20.00.
Thank you to all the ladies that have attended our craft classes since February 2016. Most times Martha and Sandy donate the materials used, as a result we were able to deposit $340 in our electrical campaign account, we are almost at $4000 of our $14,000 goal. This is huge, thank you again to this great community that supports the museum.Thank you also to Martha and Sandy and the great job they do!!!!!!!!!!!!
If anyone knows anyone that washes windows, please have them call the museum - Thank you
Tommy Moon is spray washing our sidewalk today and tomorrow at the Museum, if you see him out and about tell him thank you for his service. Tommy we sure do appreciate you!!!!!!!!!!!
Dennis Nordeman - no we do not have information on the Steamer Dixie, try Cherokee County Library
Marian Carey - yes we have the book you are looking for
A huge thank you goes out to Bobby with the City of Centre and his crew, they trimmed back the Bradford Pears on the side of our building, they look GREAT!!!!!!!!
Kenneth Clark could you call me at the Museum 256-927-7835, my Facebook coupled with my inability to maneuver the site, I can not pull up your timeline
Civitan will have their annual Chili supper this Saturday the 24th at a new location at the ROC starting at 6pm. There will be live entertainment and lots of door prizes, not to mention the cake walk. Come join Civitan as they raise money for many worthwhile community projects.
The ABC 3340 interview interview with the Museum will be posted on face book later today. To see all participants go to www.abc3340.com
What fun this morning for the live broadcast with ABC 33/40 Talk of Alabama program. Go to www.abc3340.com to see the entire interview if you missed the program this morning. We will have interview posted to our web site later today or by Tuesday for sure.
whoops!!!!!!!!!!! My last post was not complete - Tomorrow March 17th, from 9-10am there will be a live show filmed at Little River Marina by ABC 33/40 news that will include the Chamber, Parks and Rec and the Museum, tune in to help celebrate Cherokee County
visit our website www.museumatcentrealabama.com, to click on the video from WAFF 48 news interview conducted at the Museum. Watch the live show tomorrow from 9-10am being filmed at Little River Canyon, the Chamber, Parks & Rec along with the Museum will be interviewed.
Upcoming craft class March 29th noon until, Members $15, non-members $20. This months class will be decoupaging gift, memory, keepsake boxes or serving trays. We will have materials on hand or you can bring your favorite box and or keepsake items to include pictures and cards to personalize them. Tell a friend or family member that you think would enjoy the class and fellowship. Bring a new guest and they can get in for half price. Look forward to seeing you on the 29th.
Bobby Shuttleworth with Bobby's Bama WAFF 48 news out of Decatur Al, was at the museum today to film a segment on the Museum airing March 10th at 4pm. Unfortunately this is not aired locally, but can be pulled up after 7pm on the 10th at [email protected].
The Museum is selling raffle tickets for Lions Club International Foundation Disaster Relief. They are raffling a Henry Rifle Golden Boy .22, tickets are $5.00 each or 5 tickets for $20.00. I understand that this fund has given several grants to our area after disasters. Come support this worthwhile cause,
Sharon Crum, would you please have Dave call me at the museum, I seem to have lost his email and phone number some how. Thank you so much
Thank you to my wonderful husband Sam for all he does to help at the Museum and his support. We can now lock the restroom door, very important!!!!!!!!!!
We have Lion's Pancake Breakfast tickets at the museum for sale, only $5.00 for a great organization. March 18th at the ROC all you can eat!!!!!!!
Martha has been working really hard on getting our Cherokee Indian Warrior ready for display. Most everything is hand made with detailed research to be as authentic as possible. We are still working on the Indian Maiden but our warrior looks great. Come see us soon, bring the kids, they will love this display, Help us name our Warrior!!!!!!!!!!!! Bring your suggestions,
On March 17th from 9am to 10am ABC 3340 news will have a live feed at Little River Marina, several attractions in Centre have been invited to participate, I believe this is a cooking show. Please tune in. As always thank you for your support.
For anyone interested, we have 48 News coming Thursday March 2nd around 9:30 to film a segment for Bobby's Bama travel which will air March 10th,
A great time was had by all yesterday at our craft class. Classes are held the last Wednesday of the month from noon to 2pm. Plan to join in the fun
Leadership Cherokee's community project is education about rare childhood diseases. We are pre-selling T-shirts to donate for research as well as a donation to help families out of UAB Children's hospital with expenses. Please come by the Museum, call 256-927-7835 or email us your order [email protected]. YM-Adult XL is $10.00, XXL $12.00 and larger T-Shirts are $13.00 each. Need orders and money by next Tuesday January 24th if possible.
Our 2nd annual tea will be Saturday February 11th noon to 3pm. Come join us for crafts and fashion show. Music provided by Steven Blalock and catered by Sageberry Restaurant. Children 12 and under free with each paying adult. Members $20.00, non-members $25.00. Tickets are for sale at the Museum, please RSVP by February 3rd. DON'T MISS THIS AWESOME EVENT!!!!!!
Please Save the date, Martha and Sandy will start up the craft classes again Wednesday January 25th from noon to 2pm. Members $15.00 and non members $20.00. Memberships are available year round. Please contact museum for details, 256-927-7835. This was a successful fun event last year, we look forward to planning and playing
In the event we get snow tomorrow, the museum will be closed.
CORRECTION!!!!!! The cookbook ads are $25 NOT $35
Lisa Cochran who works at the Museum through the Senior Program is embarking on the task of creating a cookbook for the museum as a fund raiser. We hope to have this completed and ready for sale by Mothers Day. This community cookbook will have recipes from all that submit, some with pictures. Your participation would really help to make this a success. Digging back to moms, grandmother, aunts, etc would make this venture even more fun. We are hoping to have all entries in by February 6th, please no originals! Drop by, email at [email protected], or mail to 101 E Main St Centre 35960. As always we appreciate your participation. Don't forget to include the name on the entry and a little something about that person. Business Card ads are available at $35.00.
Our artist of the month is back with Tami Freeman, come by to check out this new talent
We certainly hope each of you had a great holiday season. The clubs are taking down their decorations so the museum is looking a little sad. We have several projects going for 2017 and hope that each of you will come by to watch our progress. Again we could not maintain without each and every one of your support.
God Bless each and everyone of us in 2017,
Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!! to each one of our many fans and supporters. Without you and our volunteers we would not have had the great year we have had. God Bless Each of you with happiness and Health in 2017
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! The Lions Club are the winners of the Christmas decoration contest this year. They earned a check for $87.50. We would like to thank all the groups that decorated, it was fun and the Museum looked great. The winners in order were: Lions Club, Rotary, 20th Century Club, Women's Club of Weiss Lake, Master Gardeners, Chamber, and Garden Club. The museum still has several items for sale to help you round out your Christmas list. Merry Christmas and Happy New year to each and everyone of you and yours. God Bless Us All
Thank you to the retired teachers of Cherokee County for having their Christmas Party at the Museum today. Great group and food. Also Thank you for your generous donation to the museum.
The trees are decorated and waiting on you to vote on your favorite!!!!!!!! Deadline to vote is Friday December 16th. The museum will be closed on Friday the 23rd and 30th for the upcoming holidays. Thank all of you for your well wishes and support throughout the year!!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours
Mike Raglands new book Living with Lucy is at the museum, $12.00 ea, this is a great book for children and a stocking stuffer. Get yours while they last,
The movie Hacksaw Ridge will be playing this weekend at the Drive In Fridays, Saturday and Sunday. The museum will have the Desmond T Doss Exhibit up until December 21st and have books about his life free as long as they last. The Drive In will be handing out free admission tickets to the Museum for this exhibit.
The Museum was awarded a Tillotson-Menlo Grant to complete several exhibits and start a new one. More details to follow
We could not do our work here at the Museum without this support and all the support from the community. THANK YOU ALL FOR ALL YOU DO!!!!!!!!!!!!
Christmas decorations are under way and the museum is certainly taking on the spirit of the season as well as the spirit of this community. Come by to vote for your favorite club or organization. Those participating are: Lions, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Rose Garden Club, Weiss Lake Women's Club, McCord's Cross Road Homemakers, Twentieth Century Club, and the Cherokee County Master Gardeners.
Thank you to all our veterans!!!!!!!! Also thank the Civitan Club and the Cities of Centre and Leesburg for a great display of flags!!!!!!!!!!
We have church members that know and went to church with Desmond T Doss that will be here all day to honor him and to talk about their relationship with him. FREE admission to - come help us celebrate
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