The Ridge Report: Summer Edition

New Exhibit on Display at the Museum Now: “A Legacy of Service: The Junior Service League of Rome”

The exhibition will be on display through May 31st. Admission to the exhibit is included with regular museum admission. Visit the museum Wednesday-Saturday from 10-5 to see this wonderful exhibit!

Spring Edition of The Ridge Report


7th Annual WELSHfest

7th Annual WELSHfest

Visit Downtown Rockmart on March 17th from 9:00am-5:00pm for WELSHfest 2018. Admission is free. Activities include music by Isaac Streetman…

Victorian Christmas Tours at Oak Hill

Victorian Christmas Tours at Oak Hill

Victorian Christmas Tours will be available Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 12:00-5:00pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The Ridge Report-September 2017


“Name the Mascot” Contest Winner

Chieftains Museum is proud to announce Becca Chen as the winner of our “Name the Mascot” contest! Visit the museum…

RAHF: Tour of Downtown Lofts

This year the Rome Area Heritage Foundation has been given the opportunity to partner with the Historic Rome Downtown Development…

Lecture: Prehistoric Peoples of Sweetwater Creek State Park

Roy Palmer, the museum’s graduate assistant from the University of West Georgia, will hold a lecture on the prehistoric peoples who called this area home in an intro to archaeology and our prehistoric heritage on Sunday, August 27th from 2:00-3:00pm.

Winners of the Butterfly Challenge Contest!

Chieftains Museum is excited to announce the winners of this year’s butterfly challenge contest. 1st Place: Angie Davis 2nd Place:…