History in the Making

Posts by Matthew Kelly

They Did What!?! – A Historical...

They Did What!?! – A Historical Society Presentation
Unique Stories of Stanly County by Lewis P. Bramlett Learn the stories behind some of Stanly County’s most fascinating individuals, from a con artist to an “astronaut” to a basketball star, all from the comfort of your home. Available online in two parts at historicstanly.org from August 1 to August 16th.

2020 Historical Society Event Schedul...

2020 Historical Society Event Schedule
The 2020 Historical Society Event Schedule has been posted and is full of great opportunities to learn more about local history. Please consider coming to one of the events.

New Exhibit – Mills of Stanly C...

New Exhibit – Mills of Stanly County
Stanly County Museum’s current exhibit is about the textile mills of Stanly County. Beginning in 1897 when Efird Mills opened their doors, this exhibit follows the rise and fall of the textile mills. Artifacts on display include the steam whistles from Wiscassett Mills, photographs of early 19th century mill worker children, a Wiscassett [...]