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26th NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS

http://www.26nc.org
Col. Chris Roberts, Commander

http://www.26nc.org/recruiters-desk.html
col26nct@yahoo.com
"Since 1981 the “Society for the Historical Preservation of the 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops” has grown from humble beginning into the largest single re-enactment unit in the state of North Carolina and one of the largest in the nation."

See also: History

AMERICAN MILITARY MUSEUM

http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/11246 or Facebook
Hours: Sundays 1pm - 5pm, Other times by reservation or appointment.
109 West Second Avenue
Gastonia, NC 28052
704-866-6068
jimboi812@carolina.rr.com

See also: History

BELMONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.

https://thebelmonthistoricalsociety.org or Facebook

40 Catawba St
PO Box 244
Belmont NC 28012
704-825-4848
info@belmontnc-hs.org or belmonthistoricl@bellsouth.net

See also: History

BREVARD STATION MUSEUM

http://www.brevardstation.com
Joyce J. Handsel, Museum Administrator
112 S Main Street
Stanley NC 28164
704-263-9801
Fax: 704-263-9801
brevardstation@gmail.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: History

C. GRIER BEAM TRUCK MUSEUM

http://www.beamtruckmuseum.com/
C. Grier Beam Truck Museum
111 North Mountain Street
P.O Box 238
Cherryville, North Carolina 28021
(704)435-3072

info@beamtruckmuseum.com

See also: History, Hobby

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - Jacob Forney Chapter

DAR - Jacob Forney Chapter (Lincolnton)

http://www.ncdar.org/JacobForneyChapter_files/index.html or facebook
Anna Sutton, Regent
310 Hendrix Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
704-472-9540
ncdargirl_2000@hotmail.com

See also: Genealogy, History

DAR - Major William Chronicle Chapter (Gastonia)

http://www.ncdar.org/MajorWilliamChronicle/index.html
Glenda G. Rogers
704-864-3083
sugarmtqueen@yahoo.com

DAR – Peter Smith Chapter (Gastonia)

http://www.ncdar.org/PeterSmithChapter.htm
Elaine Glenn, Regent
704-629-4343
crazycatinthehouse@yahoo.com
 

DAR - Tryon Resolves Chapter

http://www.ncdar.org/TryonResolvesChapter.html
Nell Griggs, Regent
Linda Ballard, Registrar
P.O. Box 311
Cherryville, NC 28021
704-435-3228 or 704-435-3457
lgmballard@aol.com or kgriggs1@carolina.rr.com

DAR - William Gaston Chapter (Gastonia)

http://www.ncdar.org/WilliamGastonChapter.html
Eva Ann Via, Regent
Janet Smitherman, 2nd Vice Regent
704-825-5694 or 704 865-9258
evaann.via@aol.com or janetsmitherman@msn.com

See also: Genealogy, History

ELLA MAY WIGGINS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE

http://www.ellamaywiggins.org/ and facebook
Members are dedicated to establishing a memorial to Ella May Wiggins,
and informing the community about Gaston County's textile heritage

ellamaywigginsmemorial@gmail.com

See also: History

GASTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Dissolved as of 4/27/2019 members with questions may contact
Clyde Holland
803-684-3726 or 803-818-0204

See also: History

GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM

http://www.gastoncountymuseum.org/ and facebook
131 W Main St
PO Box 429
Dallas NC 28034
704-922-7681
Gaston.Museum@gastongov.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: See also: History, Volunteer

GASTON-LINCOLN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncglgs/Index.htm
Annual membership is $20 which includes four issues of "Footprints in Time"
Robert C. Carpenter, President
PO Box 584
Mount Holly NC 28120
rcarpenter2@charter.net
Volunteers welcome

See also: Genealogy, History

KINGS MOUNTAIN HISTORICAL MUSEUM

http://www.kingsmountainmuseum.org or facebook or Pinterest

Adria L. Focht, Director & Curator
100 East Mountain Street
PO Box 552
Kings Mountain NC
704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

See also: History

LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

http://www.lincolncountyhistory.com/

Jason L. Harper, Director
403 E Main St
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-748-9090
Fax: 704-732-9057
lcmh@bellsouth.net

See also: Genealogy, History

LINCOLN CULTURAL CENTER

http://www.lincolnculturalcenter.org/

403 E Main St
PO Box 2067
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-732-9055 or 704-732-9056
fax: 704-732-9057
lincolncultural@bellsouth.net

See also: The Arts, History

LOWELL CIVIC MUSEUM

http://www.lowellnc.com or facebook

505 West First Street
Lowell, NC 28098
contact: Lowell City Hall 704-824-3518

See also: History, Gaston County History -- Cities & Towns / Lowell

MOUNT HOLLY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Facebook

131 South Main Street
PO Box 12
Mount Holly NC 28120
980-277-1249
mhhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

See also: History

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLONIAL DAMES OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - Catawba Valley Chapter

http://ncdames17.org/

Treena Ruotanen, Chapter Registrar
704-864-5915

See also: Genealogy, History

NATIONAL SOCIETY UNITED STATES DAUGHTERS OF 1812 - Private Vincent Key Chapter

THE SCHIELE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

http://www.schielemuseum.org & facebook

Dr. Ann Tippitt, Director
1500 E Garrison Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
Information Desk: 704-866-6900
Fax: 704-866-6041
Volunteers welcome

See also: History, Volunteer

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS

Colonel William A. Stowe Camp #2142

http://www.ncscv.net
Gary Byrd, Commander
Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at Lewis Farm
330 Lewis Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 853-9588
birddogg1158@att.net

See also: History

General Robert Frederick Hoke / William J. Hoke Camp #1616

http://www.ncscv.net
Jeff Bryant, Commander
Meets 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:00pm
Lincoln County Cultural Center
403 East Main St
Lincolnton NC 28092
Phone: (704) 609-5434
rfh1616scv@gmail.com

Major Charles Q. Petty Camp #872

http://www.ncscv.org/find-meeting/172-camps-g
Bill Starnes, Commander
Meetings: 2nd Mondays; 6:30 PM for Meal; 7:00 PM for Meeting
Bessemer City Moose Lodge
626 Diane 29 Theater Road,
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Phone: (704) 747-1450
star1568@bellsouth.net

See also: History

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

SAR - LTC John Phifer Chapter

http://www.ncssar.org/chapters/lt-col-john-phifer/
John Misenheimer, President
Mailing Address:
PO Box 26594
Charlotte NC 28221
Phone: (704) 779-6022
jmlife1776@gmail.com
 

SAR - Mecklenburg Chapter

http://www.mecklenburgsar.org/
Dave Alls, President
Mailing Address:
2936 S Legacy Park Blvd.
Fort Mill, SC 29707
Phone: 443-783-1881
david.a.alls@gmail.com

See also: Genealogy, History

SOUTHERN PIEDMONT HISTORICAL REENACTMENT SOCIETY, INC.

The 49th Carolina Troops and the 21st Massachusetts Infantry

http://www.49nct.org/
SPHRS@49nct.org

See also: History

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY - Gastonia Chapter #955

http://www.ncudc.org/
Robin Ramsey, President
Delane Carter Briggs, Registrar
2088 Otis Dellinger Rd.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
704-240-2771
rebelpits@hotmail.com

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY - Southern Stars Chapter #477

http://www.ncudc.org/
Meets 2nd Tuesday Sept. - May, 7:00 pm
Dianne Cable
129 East Pine St.
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-530-1364

See also: History

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Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Gaston & Lincoln County Community Clubs, Organizations, & Volunteer Opportunities
URL: http://gastonlibrary.libguides.com/c.php?g=221960&p=2460058
Revised: October 2019

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