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Local Organizations, Clubs, & Volunteer Opportunities: History

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26th NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS

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

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND CULTURE

https://africanamericanmuseumgastonia.com/

Dot Guthrie, Museum Curator

Located inside Loray Mill
300 S. Firestone St., Suite P
Gastonia, NC 28052

Phone: 980-888-4005
Mobile: 704-898-3795

AMERICAN MILITARY MUSEUM

http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/11246
Hours: Sundays 2pm - 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
40 Catawba St
PO Box 244
Belmont NC 28012
704-825-4848

See also: History

BREVARD STATION MUSEUM

https://www.brevardstation.com/
112 S Main Street
Stanley NC 28164
704-813-5015
Volunteers welcome

See also: History

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

CRAMERTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.

https://www.cramertonhistoricalsociety.org/
Cramerton Historical Society Museum
1 Julian Street
Cramerton, NC 28032
Contact

See also: History

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - Jacob Forney Chapter

ELLA MAY WIGGINS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE

https://ellamaywiggins.com/ 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

https://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

GASTON-LINCOLN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://gastonlincoln.org

Annual membership is $20 which includes four issues of "Footprints in Time"
Robert C. Carpenter, President
PO Box 584
Mount Holly NC 28120
Contact
Volunteers welcome

See also: Genealogy, History

KINGS MOUNTAIN HISTORICAL MUSEUM

http://www.kingsmountainmuseum.org
100 East Mountain Street
PO Box 552
Kings Mountain NC
704-739-1019
kmhmda@outlook.com

See also: History

LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

http://www.lincolncountyhistory.com/

403 E Main St
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-748-9090 or 828-777-8707
Fax: 704-732-9057
LincolnCountyHistoryNC@gmail.com

See also: Genealogy, History

LOWELL CIVIC MUSEUM

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

See also: History, Gaston County History -- Cities & Towns / Lowell (Items Available at the Lowell Community Center)

MOUNT HOLLY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

https://www.mounthollynchistoricalsociety.org, or 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

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

https://usdaughters1812.org/sites/north-carolina/
Brenda McArthur Hamilton, State President
Private Vincent Key Chapter, Gastonia
Contact

See also: Genealogy, History

THE SCHIELE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

https://www.schielemuseum.org/
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

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS

Colonel William A. Stowe Camp #2142

https://www.ncscv.org/
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

https://www.ncscv.org/
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

https://www.ncscv.org/
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://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/
Joe Dye Culik, President
Phone: 980-999-3557x44
https://mecklenburgsar.org/contact-me-president/

See also: Genealogy, History

Contact Us

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Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Local Organizations, Clubs, & Volunteer Opportunities
URL: https://gastonlibrary.libguides.com/local-organizations
Revised: January 2022

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