Annual Membership Meeting:, A dinner meeting is held each October at a local historical event property to share an elegant meal, to fellowship, elect officers, and conduct other member business.

Christmas Banquet: Join us to celebrate the Christmas season at our annual banquet featuring dinner, music and prizes.

Dinner Meetings in Historic Homes: Enjoy the ambiance along with delicious food at places known for their historic and/or architectural value. The 1850s Hardy-Watkins Home in Cassville, Barnsley Gardens in Adairsville, and Roselawn in Cartersville have all hosted memorable dinners for our members.

Newsletters: Members receive a quarterly newsletter featuring researched articles of historical interest in and around Bartow County, a listing of upcoming events, historical photographs, general items of interest to Bartow County residents, and Society news.

Publications:  Access our ever-expanding library of books and research material on local and regional history. Our library and research facility include many primary sources, special collections, and books by local authors.  Of special interest is the Ed Hill Civil War Collection donated by former EVHS President, Ed Hill.

Genealogy: Get help in researching your ancestors. EVHS, with the EVHS Family Tree Climbers, offers opportunities to pursue genealogical studies through our many resources and the cataloguing of local cemeteries in Bartow County. Census material and family histories are also available.

Lecture Series: Gain new knowledge from noted speakers on local history and preservation. Past lecturers have included: Richard Wright on Tumlin Family and Furnace era; Joe Head, author of The General: The Great Locomotive Dispute, The Legend of Chain Gang Hill; David Archer on the Civil War in Bartow, Dr. Todd Groce, Executive Director of the Georgia Historical Society; and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Historian, Carl Etheridge.

Monthly Board Meetings The Board of Directors meet monthly to plan for future programs, events and projects. Members are encouraged to attend. Member participation and suggestions are welcomed.

Volunteers: Many volunteer opportunities are offered as a way to share your knowledge, to gain new knowledge, and to become involved in preserving, restoring, and maintaining the rich history and diverse traditions of our county’s past. The Allatoona Pass Battlefield Restoration Project allowed members hands-on experience in the restoration of a significant battle site of the Civil War and tremendous pride in its importance, not only to our community’s history, but to our nation’s heritage as well.

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