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Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home Announces 8th Grade Essay Contest Winners

Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home Announces 8th Grade Essay Contest Winners

On December 2, 2013, Chieftains Museum presented awards to the winners of the 8th grade essay contest. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges from over 50 entries.

Donation Basket created for the LeTendre Scholarship Fund at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth conference

Donation Basket created for the LeTendre Scholarship Fund at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth conference

  The items donated from The Visitor’s Center Gift Shop and The Chieftain’s Museum raised $50.00 for the LeTendre Scholarship…

Junior Service League Poinsettia Sale

The Junior Service League of Rome, Inc. is having their 2013 Poinsettia Sale! See your favorite JSL member or visit…

Museum Contributes to Berry College Constitution Day Display

Chieftains Museum has contributed to the display that Berry College has created for Constitution Day in the Memorial Library on…

Museum Day Live! Sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine

Chieftains Museum will offer free admission on Saturday, September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day…

Chieftains Launches New Essay Contest for Local 8th Graders

The Chieftains Essay Contest has been established to encourage young people to connect with the history of northwest Georgia and the relationship between European settlers and the Cherokee who had farms, homes, and businesses here.

Speaker scheduled for June forced to cancel due to tornado

Jay Hannah, scheduled  to speak at Chieftains Museum on June 14 & 15, has had to cancel his appearance following…

Community Watch – see it here!

On January 28, 2013,  Ruth Demeter, Chieftains Board President, and Heather Shores, Executive Director, were interviewed for the Community Watch…

Heritage Foundation Grant

Heritage Foundation Grant

Chieftains is pleased to announce that a grant from the Rome Area Heritage Foundation has made possible in part the preservation and documentation of the Robert E. Lee letters