A Note from the Thomasville History Center
The Thomasville History Center’s historic buildings and grounds are open to self-guided tours, Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm. The Lapham-Patterson is open on Fridays and Saturdays. Please review our re-opening informationbefore your arrival. Visitors must follow all CDC recommendations for social distancing, face coverings, and hand hygiene during their visit. Scavenger hunts are available for guests to enjoy as they explore.
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In celebration of the end of our exhibit renovation project, we invite you to come see what’s “bloomed” from our research and re-design. We’ve designed an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience to welcome you into our refreshed exhibit spaces and give you an opportunity to see them up close and personal. The staff will be available to […]
Calling all members…we’re going on a field trip! Join us as Saturday, March 13 at 11am as we venture to Miccosukee for a visit to a historic property. Attendees will see a restored historical cemetery and artifacts from Col. Richard Parish who established Jackson Hill Plantation circa 1825-1855, it was the first plantation in this […]
Each year on the vernal equinox, observers on the Lapham-Patterson House’s third floor can see an unusual play of light and shadow. Last year, we had to cancel our annual celebration of this effect but we’re back this year with special tour hours to maximize your viewing of the effect chances and keep you safe. […]
Not to be confused with the popular lawn toy invented in the 1960s, “ The Sips & Slides of March” are our 2021 take on a decades-long Thomasville History Center tradition. Join us for two free special lectures this spring exploring climate change in the South and the Lost Creek Forest from the comfort of your own […]
Not to be confused with the popular lawn toy invented in the 1960s, “ The Sips & Slides of March” are our 2021 take on a decades-long Thomasville History Center tradition. Join us for two free special lectures this spring exploring climate change in the South and the Lost Creek Forest from the comfort of your own home! […]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the History Center through one (or all!) of our new Make History Kits. Designed for crafters of all ages and skill levels, these activity kits contain all the basic materials you’ll need to craft something special for that special someone. Each kit includes detailed instructions with visuals and suggestions for how […]
ENGAGE Museum Outreach
ENRICH Traveling History Trunk
EXPLORE Field Trips
IMMERSE History Camps
Membership dues comprise 15% of our operating budget and they are augmented through a generous grant that affords us $1 for every $2 that we can raise, these funds are integral to our existence. As a member, you will enjoy free admission to the museum, priority registration for our special events and a subscription to our quarterly newsletter the Hourglass.