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Tallapoosa Historical Society

Tallapoosa Historical Society

We the regularly meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the Sparrow Chapel, located on 145 Robertson Avenue, right here in Tallapoosa, Georgia. (Find it immediately north of the large Dollar Store.) The general public is invited to visit! Parking is available on-site. Please use our Society meetings calendar and Community events calendar to learn about local happenings.

Naturally, we would be delighted if you decided to become one of our members. Please use this application form.

Our current officers are:

We encourage you to contact us for more information at:

Tallapoosa Historical Society
P.O. Box 51
Tallapoosa, GA     30176
Tallapoosa Historical Society
70 East Side Dr.
Tallapoosa, GA     30176
call 770-574-2929

The Tallapoosa Historical Society, Inc. is a domestic, non-profit corporation of Georgia. It is governed by Articles of Incorporation tendered May 1995 and recorded here (as corrected in June 1998). Find full corporate registration details here and our Mission Statement here.

Online Historical Exhibits

Tallapoosa history     (Sesquicentennial Archive)

Haralson County history

(Tallapoosa is the oldest European-American settlement in what became Haralson County, Georgia, whose history is recounted at the prize-winning Web site of the Haralson County Historical Society)

Special Attractions

The City of Tallapoosa in general:

Frances Greene Historic Trail (three branches):

West Georgia Museum of Tallapoosa

When planning a visit to Tallapoosa, consider spending part of your time here at Mary Tolleson's acclaimed heritage education facility, the scenic Amelia's, the Johnson Family Homeplace.
Preserving the Heritage of the Northwest Georgia Region Through Education


(With advance notice, you can purchase the following at regular Society business meetings and avoid postage)

Now available on DVD!

The beloved classic theatrical epic of the genesis and growth of our town: From Possum Snout To Tallapoosa (2007) (Movie portion 127 minutes; musical still-show 16 minutes) Available only from the Tallapoosa Historical Society for $10 plus postage. See also: 1996 & 2007 publicity imagery 2007 plot, cast & production imagery

(Medium is Sony DVD-R)

Historic photos of Tallapoosa are collected in the wonderful book, To Be Continued... A Pictorial History of Tallapoosa, Georgia (1999) Available only from the Tallapoosa Historical Society for $20 plus postage.

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