The Thomas County Historical Society, Inc., is a non-profit community organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of historical information and artifacts related to the families, schools, churches, and other institutions of Thomas County, Georgia. The Society seeks to study and disseminate information related to Thomas County with the objective of fostering a keen interest in Thomas County history. The Society opened the Museum of History in 1972 to further the goals of preserving and interpreting Thomas County history. Exhibits include: Victorian Resort Era 1870-1900; Civil War artifacts; Lt. Henry Flipper, the first African-American West Point graduate; ladies fashions. Plantations: history and the African-American families who lived there. 1860 log house; 1877 cottage; 1893 bowling alley; 1926 Model-T.