Alleghany Historical Museum Focuses on Collections

The Alleghany Historical Museum is for the 2018 season. The current exhibit features Arrowheads from Jeff Jolly, Butter Dishes from Jettie Royal, Ceramic Pigs from the Halsey Family, Coffee Cups and Mugs from Jeremy Halsey, Dr. Grabow Pipes from Ryan Lane and Gracen Lucas, Drug Store Merchandise from Kermit Pruitt, Flow Blue China from Cindy Atwood, Juicers from Nancy Hunt, Milk Glass and Carnival Glass from Claire Halsey, Pottery from Joyce Speas, Shot Glasses from Lucy Roe, and Thimbles from Virginia Setzer.

In addition to the loaned collections, many other pieces from the Museum’s own collection are currently featured. Many photographs, paintings, furniture, work implements and other materials which illustrate the life, conditions, events and activities of the past are on display.

The Alleghany Historical Museum is a project of the Alleghany Historical-Genealogical Society. Located at 7 North Main Street, it opened in 2010, after the County’s Sesquicentennial’s Celebration in 2009. Stay up to date by following the Alleghany Historical Museum on Facebook.

The Museum will be open each week, from Thursday through Saturday, from 10am-5pm, until Christmastime.

The Alleghany Historical-Genealogical Society meets the second Friday at 4pm at the Alleghany County Library. For more information on Alleghany Historical-Genealogical Society, please visit our website at or write to us at P.O. Box 817, Sparta, NC 28675 or,