Welcome to The Carroll County Historical Society - Carroll County, Georgia
Headquarters and Museum
CCHS has its headquarters in the old Curtis-Marlow-Perry house of West Avenue. The house was originally located on Stewart Street and is one of the oldest homes in Carrollton. It is a 16 X42 dogtrot with a central hall that was built in the early 1830’s by Henry and Nancy Curtis.
Who We Are
The Carroll County Historical Society is the local historical organization of Carrollton and Carroll County. Citizens formed the Society in 1975 just in time to help with Carroll County’s sesquicentennial and our nation’s bicentennial.
Meetings of The Society
General Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month with board meetings held on the first Tuesday of each month. Members will be notified of meetings by newsletters and emails. Annual Membership Dinner is held in the spring with program on the historical subject of interest. Some meetings are planned at various locations in the county to visit local sites of historical interest.
Carroll County's McDonalds Paintings are a historic treasure that a vivid panorama of it history. There are 14 paintings in total by Jean Grunwald of Carroll County scenes that were commissioned by Mr. Jim Barns the owner of three local McDonalds Restaurant. In 2007, at the time Mr. Barn's retired from the restaurant business he donated these paintings to the Carroll County Historical Society.