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Friday Night Football: The Toby Webb ...

Friday Night Football: The Toby Webb Years – Historical Society Program
The Stanly County Historical Society and the Stanly County History Center present: Friday Night Football, the Toby Webb Years! The program will be held at Central Elementary School Gymnasium on Friday, August 4th, at 7:00 PM. The MC for the evening will be Wade Smith, the 1955 team Co-Captain.

The History of Radio In Stanly County...

The History of Radio In Stanly County – Historical Society Program
The Historical Society of Stanly County and the Stanly County History Center present: The History of Radio in Stanly County! Matt Smith, Leon Warren, and Bob Harris will present on this topic on Thursday, July 20th 2017 at 7:00 PM at Crowell Youth and Activity Center of the Central United Methodist Church at 108 East North Street in Albemarl [...]

June Historical Society Flyer

June Historical Society Flyer
The Stanly County Historical Society and the Stanly County History Center present: How Places in Stanly County Got Their Names. The primary focus will be on the names of current municipalities + a few others. The presenters will be mayors of the respective municipalities. This will take place on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in the Stanly Commons [...]

Additional Hours

Additional Hours
On the 1st Saturday of every month, the Stanly County History Center will be open from 9 AM until 1 PM.  To correspond with this, the museum will host a STEM workshop every Saturday from 10am-11am.  Call to reserve your spot to today!  704-986-3777

Stanly County History Center Open!

Stanly County History Center Open!
The Stanly County Museum is now open in downtown Albemarle!   Come enjoy exhibits designed for the whole family!  Try on mid 20th century hats, type on a typewriter, learn how to card cotton, listen to oral histories from Stanly County WWII veterans, and much more.  Come visit us at 157 North 2nd Street in our new building .

Check out our Programming Schedule fo...

Check out our Programming Schedule for 2017!

Park Ridge Christian School Visit

Seventh and eighth grade students from the Park Ridge Christian School were our final visitors to the First Peoples of Stanly County exhibit.  Students and chaperones also toured our Snuggs and Marks historic houses.  Special thanks go to Jake Wyns, Janice Mitchner, and Lydia Morgan for guiding the tours! Here is a nice acknowledgment in the [...]

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