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Rabun County Historical Society Museum Closed For Renovation

The Rabun County Historical Society’s museum in downtown Clayton has been closed while undergoing an extensive renovation to accommodate important new exhibits. The Society expects to reopen the museum in the spring of 2021. The renovation was undertaken to organize exhibits around the major developments and themes that have shaped the history of Rabun County

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Rabun County Historical Society Will Display Extensive Collection Of Tallulah Falls Railroad Artifacts Through Partnership with Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School 

The Rabun County Historical Society today announced that it has formed a partnership with the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School through which an extensive collection of Tallulah Falls Railroad (TFRR) artifacts will be displayed on a permanent basis in the Society’s downtown Clayton museum. The railroad, which operated from 1897 to 1961 between Cornelia, Ga. and Franklin,

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Moonshine Still and Cherokee Artifacts Needed

The museum of the Rabun County Historical Society, which is expanding its permanent collection, is asking area residents to donate or loan Cherokee artifacts and a moonshining still to the Society’s museum. The Society believes it is important for the public to understand how our Cherokee heritage and moonshining have shaped the county’s history and

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