- November 2 - February 29Frankie Welch Special Exhibit
The exhibition will be open to the public and available with the purchase of regular admission from November 2, 2019 through February 29, 2020 during museum operating hours, Wednesday-Saturday from 10am-5pm. The exhibition is the last in a series of programs to be presented by Chieftains Museum in 2019 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Major Ridge coming to the house that is now the museum.
- February 6"Crazy Horse and Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy" Presentation and Book Signing
Chieftains Museum is proud to partner with the Rome Area History Museum for an upcoming book signing event. Meet the Crazy Horse family elder, Floyd Clown Sr. and Author, William Matson who will discuss and sign their book, “Crazy Horse and Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy” at the Rome Area History Museum on Thursday, February 6th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This book is a compelling addition to the body of works about Crazy Horse and the complicated and often conflicting events of that time period in American History. The book will be available for purchase during the event.
- February 9"Tea with Frankie" Event for Super Museum Sunday
Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home is proud to host the “Tea With Frankie” event as part of Super Museum Sunday, an annual event sponsored by the Georgia Historical Society that allows Georgians and visitors alike to experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard. The “Tea With Frankie” event is free and open to the public from 2-4pm on Sunday, February 9th 2020 at the museum.
- March 77th Annual Floyd County Seed Swap
While winter winds continue in the new year, spring is just around the corner! Chieftains is proud to partner with Berry College to host the 7th Annual Floyd County Seed Swap in conjunction with a Family Free Day at the museum on Saturday, March 7th. Dr. Brian Campbell will speak about seed saving from 11:00-12:00pm followed by the seed swap from 12:00-2:00pm. For those interested in seeing what the Seed Swap and the museum are all about, the museum is offering free admission for the entire day.
- April 18Annual Chieftains Herb & Plant Sale
More information TBA