thomasville history victorian valentine

Be Mine, Victorian Valentine
Make History Workshop, Lapham-Patterson House
Saturday, February 9, 2019
All Ages Welcome

This February, the Thomasville History Center is bringing back the popular “Make History” drop-in program. As part of our busy 2019 program calendar, the Lapham-Patterson House invites you to Make History at “Be Mine, Victorian Valentine,” a card-making workshop for all ages. Please join us Saturday, February 9th from 1pm-3pm for a chance to create your one of a kind Victorian Valentine card for that special someone.

Located at 626 N. Dawson Street, the Lapham-Patterson House, built in 1885, offers a unique, historical setting for a morning of Victorian Valentine activities for all ages. All ages are invited to participate in the free card-making activity and are also encouraged to stay for a tour of the Lapham-Patterson House at a discounted rate of $6 per adult and $1 per student ages 6-17. Children under 6 are always free at the Lapham-Patterson House. Those who choose to stay for a tour will also receive a special scavenger hunt to complete during their visit. There is no need to RSVP, walk-ins are welcome! Lapham-Patterson house will be open for tours beginning at 10:00 am and lasting until 4pm.

The Thomasville History Center was formed in 1952 and opened the museum within the Flowers-Roberts House in 1972. Since 1972, the History Center’s collections have grown to include more than 500,000 artifacts and archival materials and eight historic structures. The Thomasville History Center, in partnership with the state of Georgia, also operates the historic Lapham-Patterson House. Our board, staff, and growing membership invite you to join us in our dedication to ensuring that the appreciation of our unique history remains an intrinsic and unbroken thread connecting the past and future through settings that advance our story. For more information regarding this and other programs offered by the History Center, please call 229-226-7664 or visit www.thomasvillehistory.org. Follow the History Center on social media to stay up to date on all the fun: Instagram: @Thomasvillehistory; Facebook: Lapham-Patterson House.

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