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Chatham County Historical Association

Preserving and sharing the history of Chatham County North Carolina

What to See in Our Museum

Our Permanent Exhibits Include

The Chatham County Timeline - traces life in Chatham County from its earliest inhabitants through recent times.

Voices of Chatham - hear the history of Chatham from the people of Chatham

Valor - see the faces of military heroes on display, and if your Chatham ancestor is not there, let us add them!

Making a Living - timber, cotton, tobacco, rabbits, mills, furniture, poultry, and organic farming-what came first and what continues to today?

Social Fabric - understand the changes in schools, homes, and the local general stores

Courthouse - discover how many Courthouses Chatham has had and what was kept from the original 1881 building when the current Historic Courthouse was rebuilt after the 2010 devouring fire. Experience that fire in pictures! 

And there's more!  Don't miss our

    • Artifacts exhibit
    • Maps showing Chatham County mills and cemetery locations
    • Gallery of Chatham photos and art
    • Changing short-term exhibits
    • Tours of Manly Law Office by special arrangement

Chatham County Historical Association  ~   ~  PO Box 93  ~  Pittsboro NC 27312  ~  919-542-6222  ~  

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