History in the Making

Posts by Matthew Kelly

Closure for Martin Luther King Jr. Da...

Closure for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Stanly County Library and the History Center will be closed on the 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Stanly County Amateur Radio Club Hist...

Stanly County Amateur Radio Club History – a Historical Society Event
The Stanly County Historical Society and Stanly County History Center are presenting this program about the history of the Stanly County Amateur Radio Club. Please come learn about the history of the club and see demonstrations of their equipment on Saturday, January 25th of 2020 at 1 PM. This event will be held at the Mt. Zion Lutheran [...]

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 [...]