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Are you looking for something particular that relates to Cherokee County history? Old photographs of some specific landmark or cemetery? Or have you found something that you would like to share? To have an item posted here, just email us! We reserve the right to edit your postings and to require that all items be of specific stated relevance to the history of Cherokee County.

Purgatory Ironworks
The blacksmiths at Andersonville, Georgia notes that they are taking a somewhat more proactive role in making the forge a functioning bussiness again while still being true to the craft. They are now accepting orders and commissions for historicic preservation work — whether it is replacement, repair, or new work. They work in mild steel or true wrought iron when necesary. Email Trenton Tye or call the foundary at 229.924.1022

Jones House Photo Wanted
The Historical Society is searching for a picture of R.T. Jones, Sr. house for our collection. It was a larger Victorian white clapboard that was originally located on North Street in Canton where the Justice Center if presently located. Anyone with a picture, please contact the Historical Society by email or snail mail.

Henderson Family Photos
I am looking for any pictures of my great-grandparents: George Washington Henderson b. 1859 in GA and/or his wife Ella Daniel Henderson b. 1869 in GA (her 1st name may have been Martha). They were married in 1887 in Cherokee Co., GA and are buried in Riverview Cemetery in Canton. Email: Stephanie Macchia

In conjunction with a history course, Local History Research, at Kennesaw State University, Ms. Dunn is interested in exploring the history of the Canton Cotton Mills. Her focus will be on the workers and labor relations and she would like to speak with people who lived in the mill village and were affected by the mills. If you are willing to share experiences with her, please email Jennifer L. Dunn.
 
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