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The Thomasville History Center and Landmarks are joining forces for a special 3-day camp experience at the Lapham-Patterson House for rising 5th through rising 7th graders June 22-24 from 9am until 4pm. Campers will explore the Dawson Street Historic District architecture, the stories of the families who lived there, and historic preservation. Taking inspiration from […]
We are gearing up for another amazing summer of crafts, games, and interactive fun at Camp Dawson and Camp LPH hosted by the Thomasville History Center! Using the History Center’s backyard and eight historic structures as our “classroom,” campers in rising 1st through rising 6th grades will enjoy three stand-alone camp days inspired by the […]
In celebration of the end of our exhibit renovation project, we invite you to come see what’s “bloomed” from our research and re-design. We’ve designed an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience to welcome you into our refreshed exhibit spaces and give you an opportunity to see them up close and personal. The staff will be available to […]
Calling all members…we’re going on a field trip! Join us as Saturday, March 13 at 11am as we venture to Miccosukee for a visit to a historic property. Attendees will see a restored historical cemetery and artifacts from Col. Richard Parish who established Jackson Hill Plantation circa 1825-1855, it was the first plantation in this […]
Each year on the vernal equinox, observers on the Lapham-Patterson House’s third floor can see an unusual play of light and shadow. Last year, we had to cancel our annual celebration of this effect but we’re back this year with special tour hours to maximize your viewing of the effect chances and keep you safe. […]
Not to be confused with the popular lawn toy invented in the 1960s, “ The Sips & Slides of March” are our 2021 take on a decades-long Thomasville History Center tradition. Join us for two free special lectures this spring exploring climate change in the South and the Lost Creek Forest from the comfort of your own […]
ENGAGE Museum Outreach
ENRICH Traveling History Trunk
EXPLORE Field Trips
IMMERSE History Camps
Membership dues comprise 15% of our operating budget and they are augmented through a generous grant that affords us $1 for every $2 that we can raise, these funds are integral to our existence. As a member, you will enjoy free admission to the museum, priority registration for our special events and a subscription to our quarterly newsletter the Hourglass.