Clarke County Historical Museum

P.O. Box 388
116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill, AL  36451
251-275-2014 Bookstore
251-275-8684 Office
museum@clarkemuseum.com

Operating Hours
Museum and Bookstore:
Monday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Office: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Clarke County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization founded in 1972.

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Calendar

Watch for more dates and changes in upcoming events!

2015
January, 2015

25th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall. Martha L. Dixon, speaker. “Anchors of Faith: Wooden Churches in the South.”

February, 2015

22nd - Society Meeting, 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall. Dr. Ashley Coleman, speaker. “Pellagra: Scourge in the Heart of Dixie.

March, 2015

17th - Genealogy Workshop - 6:30 p.m. Grove Hill Town Hall, “Researching your Clarke County Ancestors”

28th-30th - 38th Alabama Descendants Reunion.
 
30th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m., Grove Hill Town Cemetery. Pvt. James C. Anderson Camp, SCV memorial service.

April, 2015

26th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m., Grove Hill Town Hall. Dr. James Herod, speaker. “Hugenots: Heretics or Heroes.”

May, 2015

31st - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Wagarville, Pvt. Gibeon Sullivan Cabin. Ellen Williams, speaker & tour of the cabin.

June, 2015

28th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m.- Grove Hill Town Hall. Walter Davis, speaker. American Revolution Soldiers of Clarke County and rededication of war monument.

July, 2015

26th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall. Dr. Eugene Wilson, speaker, Alabama Folk Houses.

August, 2015

30th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
James Lamb, speaker. Will discuss the state fossil, the Zeuglodon.

September

27th - Society meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall.

Jeff Reed, operator of Historic Photos of Southwest Alabama FB page, speaker.

2013

January, 2013
27th - Society meeting - 2:30- Grove Hill Town Hall
Dr. Ed Bridges, speaker

February, 2013
27th - Society meeting - 2:30-Grove Hill Town Hall-Dr. Ashley Coleman, speaker

March, 2013
27th - Society meeting - 2:30- McCorquodale Home on Horseshoe Lake (weather permitting)
“Mitchell’s Reserve” Louis Finlay, speaker

April, 2013
15th - Kimbell House - Living History with JIS fourth graders

28th - Society meeting - 2:30- Grove Hill Town Hall-Kay Paul, speaker, “Grave stone art”

May, 2013
25th - Clarke County Museum - “Farewell to the Dickinson Guards” re-enactment & camp dance, 3:30 p.m. until

26th- 2:30 p.m. Joint meeting with the SCV
Confederate Memorial Service
Old Salem Cemetery, Scyrene

June, 2013
29th - Fort Sinquefield 200th Anniversary Commemoration
9:15 - Clarke County Museum, Descendants’ meeting, tour & photograph
9:00 - 2 p.m. Living history at the fort
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Lectures on the Creek War by Robert Thrower, historian, Poarch Creek Indians & Dr. Kathryn Braund, historian, Auburn University

30th - Clarke County Historical Society meeting, 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Nutrition Center
Speaker: Dr. Greg Waselkov

2012

January, 2012
29th - Society meeting - 2:30- Grove Hill Town Hall
Traveling on a Genealogy Journey: Roads & Tools to Take and Where They Will Take You: by Elizabeth Wells

February, 2012
26th- Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Dr. Gregory Waselkov, speaker

March, 2012
25th Society Meeting -2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Dr. Eugene Allen Smith, former state geologist, speaker

April, 2012
29th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - New Prospect Cemetery
Joint meeting with Sons of Confederate Veterans

May, 2012
4th-6th - American Revolution in Clarke County Symposium
& Elijah Pugh descendants’ reunion.

27th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Speaker: Walter Davis, “A Brief History of the River Crossings at Jackson.”

June, 2012
24th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Speaker: Bill Finch

July, 2012
29th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Perdue Hill, AL
our of Perdue Hill’s Historic Buildings

August, 2012
26th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Speaker: Dr. Hardy Jackson, “The Rise and Fall of the Redneck Riveria,” and book signing.

September, 2012
30th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall
Speaker: Rufus Ward, author of Tombigbee Steamboats

October, 2012
27th - Pioneer Day - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Clarke County Museum

28th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Grove Hill Town Hall

November, 2012
25th - Society Meeting - 2:30 p.m. - Location: TBA
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2011

January, 2011
30th - Society meeting - 2:30- Grove Hill Town Hall
Rural Electricity in Clarke County: Celebrating CWEMC’s 75th Anniversary

February, 2011
27th - Historical Society meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Town Hall
Thank you Mr. Rosenwald, African American Schools in Alabama

March, 2011
27th - Historical Society meeting - 2:30 - Confederate Memorial Service, Bassett’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

April, 2011
30th - Booksigning with Ted Dunegan - 1-3 p.m. - Clarke County Museum

17th - Historical Society meeting - 2:30- The Woodlands Plantation, Gosport

May, 2011
29th- Historical Society meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Town Hall

June, 2011
29th- Historical Society meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Town Hall
Exploring Native American Genealogy

July, 2011
31st - Historical Society Meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Town Hall

August, 2011
28th - Historical Society Meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Town Hall

September, 2011
25th-Historical Society Meeting - 2:30 - Grove Hill Nutrition Center
Dr. Jerry E. Brown - Alabama’s Mitcham Wars

 

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