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Santa to visit BHM

On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Bartow History Museum is hosting a special holiday event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event will include storytelling, crafts, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus.

Visitors can view holiday traditions and decorations on display throughout the museum and create some to take home. Also, Santa will be available for photographs by Tonsmeire Studio. Reservations are now being taken for photographs with Santa at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org or by calling Jean Howington at 770-382-3818, ext. 6288. Photo packages range from $25 to $50.

The Bartow History Museum is located in downtown Cartersville at 4 E. Church St., under the bridge. Parking is available next to the museum. For more information on this and other museum events, visit www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

Bartow History Museum documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. The extensive archives and research library contain photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews and more.