Rabun County Historical Society Museum Reopens Friday, June 11

Clayton, GA—May 20, 2021—The museum of the Rabun County Historical Society in downtown Clayton will reopen to the public on June 11 following its extensive, year-long renovation. The museum’s hours of operation are 11-3, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Society’s newly renovated museum brings to life the rich and colorful history of Rabun County and northeast Georgia. It features the Southeast’s largest collection of Tallulah Falls Railroad artifacts, vintage photos and models, including the semaphore that once signaled trains at the Dillard, Ga. depot.

Other informative exhibits include the region’s Native American legacy with displays of Mississippian and Cherokee artifacts; moonshining, including a vintage copper still; the logging industry; the hydroelectric development of the Tallulah and Tugalo rivers; and life in the nineteenth century and first decades of the 1900s.

The Society is a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, making membership dues and donations tax deductible. Visit us at www.rabunhistory.org. and on Facebook.

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For information, contact:

Linda Barden or Dick Cinquina

706-782-5292 or

rabuncountyhistory@gmail.com

About the Rabun County Historical Society 

The Rabun County Historical Society is dedicated to keeping alive Rabun County’s 200-year history in the Appalachian Mountains of Georgia. We collect, preserve and display important historic artifacts, photographs and records in our 2,300-square-foot museum and archives located at 81 North Church Street in downtown Clayton, Georgia. The Society is a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, making membership dues and donations fully tax deductible. For more information, please contact us.