Welcome!

The Museum continues to practice "social distancing" as long as it is necessary. We also ask our visitors to wear a good quality mask. We regret having to insist on this, but many of our visitors are at high risk for the disease.

The Museum is seeking photographs of the Red Hill area of Oneonta (500 Second Street, South). The book Along the Way: A Photographic Journey by author and photographer Larry Cloudus of Oneonta is for sale at the Museum.

Harold Cleveland of Oneonta donated the book King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7, 1790, and the Events Which Led To It.

Sandra Arnold Murray, Oneonta High School graduate, donated several Tomahawk yearbooks from OHS. Also, Mary Jane McGowan donated the first yearbook of Southeastern Elementary School. anyone interested in donating yearbooks from area high schools may contact Amy Rhudy at the Museum. The public is always welcome to view the museum's yearbook collection during regular hours.

For genealogy appointments, contact Amy Rhudy Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. unti; 5 pm at 205-625-6905 or email her at arhudy@blountcountyal.gov


More about Honor Flight 2020...

The Honor Flight is now scheduled to depart October 19th. Details about the departurepoint and time will be posted when known here and on our FaceBook® page as they become available.


New Year, New Displays...

It's a new quarter, as well as a new year, and there's a complete set of new displays. In spite of Covid-19, the museum is open. We ask that our visitors wear a mask and observe the 6 foot social distaning protocol.

Here are views of our displays.



New Book Available

The Clay Community Back Then, published by the Clay Historical Society, is now available for $20.00 at the Blount County Memorial Museum.


Visit Our Facebook Page

We have an active group of FaceBook® followers, and we invite everyone to drop in from time to time. It's a source of additional information about the early Blount County, as well of the County's history and heritage.


Planning a Tour?

The Museum provides guides for touring groups visiting Blount County. Please complete the tour notice form to request a knowledgeable guide.

Whether it's a visit to the covered bridges, Palisades Park, County Caves, or a working farm, we're always pleased to tell about our County.



Tips for Family Researchers





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Donations help with the acquisition and publication of family records.




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