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Chatham County Historical Association

Preserving and sharing the history of Chatham County, NC 

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Our 2023 Accomplishments

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COMING UP ~ Ag Fest 

Saturday, March 23

10 - 3

Chatham Agriculture and Conference Center

Look for us there!

Museum Volunteer Orientation

 Saturday, February 17  1:00pm 
Chatham Historical Museum 

Historic Chatham County Courthouse

Come meet our museum volunteer team and explore the various ways you might contribute as a volunteer!  

Learn more here  

Sign up before Feb 10!

Siler City History Club

at Wren Memorial Library 

First Fridays of each month

from 10:30-11:30am.


Join us to share what you know and to hear from others about Siler City history.

The meetings are free and everyone is welcome.

Light refreshments will be served.

Next meeting: 

Friday, March 1 from 10:30-11:30

at Wren Library.




Short-Term Exhibits 

Dorothea Lange Documents 1939 Chatham County ~ View our exhibit of Dorothea Lange photographs depicting life in 1939 Chatham, including downtown Pittsboro and downtown Siler City

Chatham Geology ~ Learn about the bedrock, landscape, soils, groundwater, mining and energy resources in the county. 

Railroads in Chatham County ~ Learn where the rails ran in the County and understand the impacts!

Our exhibits are for children and adults!


Fourth Grade Field Trips to the Historic

Chatham County Courthouse and Museum

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Here's how you can help!

Voices of Chatham 

Oral History Project

      Learn more here!

The Museum is open Wed-Fri from 11 until 4:00.    Admission is free.    We follow state and local directives regarding masks and distancing. 


little bits of Chatham County history

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Pittsboro Treasure Quest at the Museum

The Chatham County Historical Association is an all-volunteer organization devoted to collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Chatham County through exhibits, tours, publications, research, and educational and community outreach programs. More about Who We Are.

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Chatham County Historical Association

  ~   ~  PO Box 93  ~  Pittsboro NC 27312  ~  919-542-6222  ~  

~  Our Museum is located in the Historic Chatham County Courthouse  ~  9 Hillsboro St.  ~  Pittsboro NC 27312  ~

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