• Women of Bartow

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    Name: Women of Bartow
    Date: March 26, 2020
    Time: 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    In recognition of Women’s History Month and the upcoming 100th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote, the Bartow History Museum’s new temporary exhibit, Women of Bartow, features the stories of over 25 women who have made an impact on Bartow County and beyond dating back to the early 1800s through the present. Through artifacts and images, this exhibit highlights their contributions to a variety of fields including business, education, art, writing, social movements, and more. The exhibit will open on Thursday, March 26th, with an opening reception beginning at 6:15 p.m., followed by our evening lecture at 7 p.m. featuring guest speaker Robert Jones discussing his book, 30 Most Influential Women in Georgia History.

    Also, in conjunction with the opening of our new temporary exhibit, the Bartow History Museum will honor notable contemporary women for carrying on the legacy of influential women in Bartow. A list of those being honored is included below. Tickets are available at www.BartowHistoryMuseum.org.

    Businesswomen: Melinda Lemmon | Beth Tilley | Ellen Archer | Lara Jeanneret
    Educator: Dot Frazier | Anna Sullivan
    Writer: Earnestine Young Jones | Laurel Lowe | Marie Nesmith
    Historian: Alexis Carter | Marian Coleman | Katie Gobbi | Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt
    Artist: Lynne Henderson | Kristy Montgomery | Julie Reeves
    Medical: Ann Ward, MD | Cyndi Carter, MSN/ED, BSN, RN | Carey Dobson, RDH
    Public Service: Sheri Henshaw | Kelley Dial
    Bartow History Museum
    4 E. Church Street
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, March 26th, 2020. Opening reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. followed by our evening lecture at 7 p.m.
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