Spring Lecture Series

The Museum of History is proud to host this annual lecture series featuring speakers from Thomas County and beyond.  Join us every Tuesday in March at 7:30 PM for an in-depth exploration of the past.  Admission is free and open to Society members and to the public. 

This year’s presenters include James W. Parrish, author of Wiregrass to Appomattox: The Untold Story of the 50th Georgia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.; Ephraim Rotter, Curator of Collections, Thomas County Museum of History; Dr. David Williams, Professor of History, Valdosta State University; and Dr. Brent Tharp, Director, Georgia Southern University Museum.    

Schedule of Presenters

March 4th:

James W. Parrish


South Georgians in the War: The Story of the 50th Georgia

March 11th:

Ephraim Rotter

Curator of Collections, Thomas County Museum of History

Grand Old Flags: Saving, Restoring & Identifying

the Confederate Flags at the Museum of History

March 18th:

Dr. David Williams

Professor of History, Valdosta State University

Georgia’s Civil War Home Front

March 25th:

Dr. Brent Tharp

Director, Georgia Southern University Museum

Lawton Rediscovered: Recent Archaeology,

Research & Interpretation of  the Confederate P.O.W. Camp