Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 10

The Georgia History Festival Super Museum Sunday is February 10, 2019. As part of this observance, the ECHPS will host an Open House at the Farm and Home Museum from 1 pm to 4 pm. Please stop by and see the updates, changes, and progress that’s been made in the last year!

Winter Quarterly Meeting – January 24, 2019

Please join us for our quarterly covered dish supper meeting of the Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society on January 24, 2019.  The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 PM at the Varner 4-H Building in Swainsboro. Following the meal, Dr. John Derden will present his program of “Native Americans in the Civil War.” The ECHPS will provide the meat…  [Read More]

Fall Harvest Open House on November 10, 2018

The Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society will host a Fall Harvest Open House  from 10 am to 4 pm at the Farm and Home Museum on November 10, 2018. We have worked hard on the structures at the museum to ensure they are sturdy and authentic. Please come take a tour and celebrate the history…  [Read More]

October 13 Trail Ride near Aline, GA

The Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society will have its annual Trail Ride on October 13.  Chris and Bobbi Mosley have graciously offered to let us have the ride at their place near Aline GA. We are grateful for their kind offer to provide a place for the ride, and we look forward to having the…  [Read More]

ECHPS Featured in Trail 1 Georgia Grown Brochure

The Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society is proud to be included in the Trail 1 Georgia Grown brochure.                 

ECHPS Officers

The Board of the Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society met on April 19, 2018 to conduct business and elect officers for the year. President: George Elder Vice-President: John Derden Secretary/Treasurer: Missy Elder Upcoming fall events include the annual trail ride in September and the open house at the Farm and Home Museum in November.

Area Historical and Genealogical Societies

To aid in your online search for records of your family or history of the area, we thought you would like to know about other historical and genealogical societies in our area. The following links will take you to websites or Facebook pages which will give you addresses and phone numbers of nearby historical societies….  [Read More]

Annual Election of Officers and Board

The annual election of the officers and board of the Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society will be held at the Farm and Home Museum at 7 PM on April 26, 2018. Please join us for this covered-dish supper meeting, and bring vegetables, salads, or desserts to share. Visitors are welcome. We would love to have…  [Read More]

ECHPS Annual Spring BBQ

Springtime in South Georgia means it must be time to smoke some meat on the grill!  On March 24, 2012 ECHPS will be serving barbeque pork and chicken plates at the Farm and Home Museum across from the Fairgrounds. Barbeque, slaw and pine bark stew plates served ready to go from Noon to 2:00 PM….  [Read More]

Cub Scouts Tour Musuem

Cub Scout Pack 75, Tiger Den, toured the Historic Society’s museum and Heritage Village Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. Pictured on the 1930’s era Fordson tractor is Jonathan Watkins and behind the tractor is Jack Williams. The boys reported having a wonderful time. The Historic Society welcomes tour groups. Please contact George and Missy Elder 478-763-3631.