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The Society For Creative Anachronism – Shire of Tir Briste hosts the Kingdom’s 40th Anniversary on January 13th-14th.  The celebration will take place in Reaves Arena, Heritage Hall, Covered Horse Arena, Horse Barn 1, and Roquemore Conference Center. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international living history group with the aim of studying and recreating mainly Medieval […]

The Society For Creative Anachronism – Shire of Tir Briste hosts the Kingdom’s 40th Anniversary on January 13th-14th.  The celebration will take place in Reaves Arena, Heritage Hall, Covered Horse Arena, Horse Barn 1, and Roquemore Conference Center. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international living history group with the aim of studying and recreating mainly Medieval […]

The Perry Area Historical Society will meet on Monday, December 4, at 6 p.m. at 807 Washington Street. Jim and Sue Lay (new owners) will offer a tour of this 1878 home with stories of the family who built it. Light refreshments will be served and a good time will be had by all. Please […]

Perry Main Street will host a free tram tour of historic downtown on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd.  The Perry Main Street program organizes the tours in partnership with the Perry Area Historical Society as heritage education outreach.  The educational program provided by Ellie Loudermilk will include information about the history of Perry, its residents, and its […]

Perry Main Street will host a FREE tram tour of historic downtown on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd.  The Perry Main Street program organizes the tours in partnership with the Perry Area Historical Society as heritage education outreach.  The educational program provided by Ellie Loudermilk will include information about the history of Perry, its residents, and its architecture.

The route will feature numerous historic buildings in downtown, including the one-room Springhill School, the New Perry Hotel, the Armory building that now houses the Perry Arts Center, the former Houston County Bank and the tin-front building that was once the Toomer Funeral Home.  The tour will conclude with a brief visit to the Perry Area Historical Society’s Museum.

1925 New Perry Hotel

The tram tour will begin and end at the First Baptist Church parking lot on Main Street.  Tours will start promptly at 5:30 p.m.  Seating per tour is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Because there has been an overwhelming response to previous tram tours, participants are required to register in advance and to arrive at the church parking lot by 5:15 p.m.

To register or for more information, contact Perry Main Street Coordinator Catherine Edgemon at (478) 988-2758.

The Ocmulgee Archaeological Society will host a Native American Artifact Identification Event on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Perry Area Historical Museum located at 901 Northside Drive.   The public is invited to bring their Native American artifacts to the museum and have them analyzed and dated by this experienced group.  This […]

The Ocmulgee Archaeological Society will host a Native American Artifact Identification Event on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Perry Area Historical Museum located at 901 Northside Drive.   The public is invited to bring their Native American artifacts to the museum and have them analyzed and dated by this experienced group.  This event is free of charge.

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The Houston County 2017 Relay For Life takes place May 19th starting at 6:30 pm at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter. Relay For Life is a grassroots, community-based team event.  It is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams […]

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If fashion is your passion, join The Perry Area Historical Society, The Perfect Pear, and The Perry Players for tea and a vintage fashion show at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8th.  Fashionable ladies and gentlemen from Perry’s yesteryears will be introduced with a historical biographical sketch and a narration of fashion.  Tea and pastries will be served by The Perfect Pear.  Advance reservation is required for the tea -no ticket sales at the door.  Please pick up a tea card at the Perry Welcome Center or the Perry Museum prior to the event or call 478-224-4442 to make a reservation.