The Genealogy Research Center & Old County Jail Museum

The Historical Society is proud to introduce our 2022 Christmas ornament. Ornaments are now available for pre-sale. Delivery is expect in the first week of November. These beautiful pieces are hand-cast and hand-painted by artisans. Due hand made production there is a limited number of ornaments available. Don’t miss out – order your ornament today.  

To reserve your ornament, click on the button under the ornament picture to be directed to our online store. Each ornament is $29.00 each plus tax. Current members of the Historical Society receive a 10% discount on your order. Members- to receive your discount please email your order to: [email protected]

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Dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Washington County, the Washington County Historical Society was established in 1976. We are committed to building a brighter future by learning from the past. The Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 

Brown House Museum

268 N. Harris St., Sandersville, GA 31082

Genealogy Research Center and Old Jail

129 Jones St., Sandersville, GA 31082

Warthen Old Jail

7616 Highway 15 N., Warthen, GA 31094