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DVD's with Old Photos Now Available

  • ...An Awesome Christmas Gift... We heard you. DVD's with our historic County photos and slideshows are now available in limited quantities. Available Photo Collection Titles: Historic County Bridges... Steamboats on the Coosa... Old Rural Mail Delivery... Old Gaylesville Photos... Old Cedar Bluff Photos... How to find Arrowheads... Soon to be available: Railroads from our past... Downtown Centre... Our County Ghost towns... Hatcher HS History... Waterfalls, Floods, & Ice... Gins, Stores, etc. DVD's are available at the Museum front desk for a donation of $15 each. Plus you get a Free Lifetime Upgrade Exchange whenever more photos, video's and documents are discovered and DVD is updated. If you want a DVD mailed to you, please increase your donation by an additional $5 for each DVD requested. Thank you for supporting this Museum fundraiser.

Open Tu-Fr 9-4

  • Available
    Free Weiss Lake & North Alabama maps. Complete display of local "artist" books, photos, post cards, & paintings

Special Exhibits Now Displayed

  • The Coosa River and its Riverboats, Flat boats, Keel Boats, and Ferry's...before the Weiss Lake Dam
  • County Railroads: All 5 of them remembered
  • On display now: Oil Paintings by local artist Pat W. and Pen and Ink Drawings by local artist Cloud Farrow. Also Native American collectibles from John and Betty Fann and Special hand blown glass from the International Collection of Orbix Hot Glass.

2009-10-11-12-13 NonProfit Sponsors

  • lions club
  • Alabama Teachers Credit Union
  • Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce

2009-10-11-12-13 Business Sponsors

  • Franklin Printing
  • Three River Realty
  • First Southern State Bank
  • Southeastern Trailers
  • Southern States
  • Bay Springs Motel & Campground: A Class Trip Sponsor
  • Starr's Real Pit BBQ
  • State Farm Insurance-Beth Baker
  • The Southern Bank Company
  • Harris Furniture
  • KTH Leesburg Products
  • Banners by Model Tees and the POST
  • High Speed Wireless by TDS

2009-10-11-12-13 Patron Sponsors

  • Town of Leesburg
  • Town of Cedar Bluff
  • Town of Centre
  • Town of Gaylesville

2009-10-11-12-13 Platinum Sponsors

  • State Of Alabama
  • Cherokee County High School
  • Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation
  • Cherokee County Commissioners

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Visit the Museum and Discover Your Past

  • New Bethel Methodist Church 1960
    This photo album gives you a quick glimpse into the Collections of the Cherokee County Alabama Historical Museum.

Schools and Students before 1899

  • Cherokee Normal Institute at Forney in 1892
    County education began long ago. These pictures starkly reveal our County's educational heritage.

Wow! County Sports over 80 years ago

  • CedarBluff Girls Basketball Team 1924
    Share these photos. It sure is the way it was!

The Museum's Historical Road Signs in our County

  • Key to Historical Markers Map
    Take a slow trip around the County and see how many historical informational signs you can discover.

Old Alabama Photos courtesy of Auburn Univ