History in the Making

Posts by Matthew Kelly

“Moonshine and Fast Cars”...

“Moonshine and Fast Cars” – A Historical Society Event
The Stanly County Historical Society and Stanly County History Center will be presenting a program by Dr. Daniel S. Pierce of the History Department at UNC – Asheville called “Moonshine and Fast Cars”. This event will take place on Tuesday, February 25th, at 6:30 PM at the Albemarle Neighborhood Theatre (the old Central [...]

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 [...]