New changes are on the way!

July 28, 2020

We are so excited to announce that our archive is currently undergoing a complete makeover!

Memorial Day Salute to Veterans

May 21,2020

The Rome Area History Center is hosting a Memorial Day Salute to Veterans on Monday, May 25 at 11:30 a.m. The tribute will be held outside, in the front of the history center at 305 Broad Street. 

Join us for Super Museum Sunday

February 9, 2020

n celebration of “Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday”, the Rome Area History Museum will join other area museums and historic sites by offering free admission and entry from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 9.

Meet Crazy Horse Family Elder & Author William Matson

February 6, 2020

Meet the Crazy Horse family elder, Floyd Clown Sr. and Author, William Matson who will discuss and sign their book, “Crazy Horse and Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy”. The event will be held Thursday, February 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The book is based on the family’s oral history.

Women's Suffrage Exhibit

February 3, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Rome-Floyd County in partnership with Rome Area History Museum will be hosting the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum's Traveling Wall, Winning the Vote, and Vintage Suffrage Postcard Exhibit from Monday February 17 to Friday, February 28. The Museum's traveling wall replicates historical photos and information on display in the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts. The display is part of a year-long celebration by the League of Women Voters commemorating the Centennial of the founding of the League and the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Negro National League Baseball

February 19, 2020

The Rome Area History Museum is partnering with Berry College to offer a free event celebrating the contributions of black baseball to American history. The lunch time event will be held Thursday, February 27 at 12 p.m. Join us for a conversation with Larry Lester and Negro Leagues player Butch Haynes.

"The Last Battle of the Cherokee Artillery" with Author Zack Waters

February 28, 2020

The Rome Area History Center invites the public to attend a free event with author Zack Waters who will discuss, "The Last Battle of the Cherokee Artillery" and will sign copies of his book, "The Damnedest Set of Fellows" on Saturday, March 14, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Rome History Center Coffee Break

March 6, 2020

The monthly “Rome Area History Center Volunteer Coffee Break” will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. It is geared for current volunteers and anyone interested in volunteering at the center.

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