Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Alamance 
County Historical Museum, Inc. was the birthplace of Edwin
Michael Holt, a pioneer in the southern textile industry.

Museum Events

“Genital Aprons and Fish Jelly…”: 

Anthropological Field Work in the NW Amazon of Brazil


William Murray Vincent, Ph.D.

Director, ACHM

Join us for dinner at Michelle’s Kitchen & Table followed 

by discussion of the culture and customs of the Tukano 

Indians of the Vaupes-Papuri River. 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

6:00 p.m.

2641 South Church Street

Burlington, NC

$40 per person

Reservations by August 11, 2018

Rsvp: Alamance County Historical Museum   


4777 South NC 62

Burlington, NC 27215



Supper and Lecture

"The Master of Mayberry: The

 Miraculous, Yet Mysterious, Life

 of Andy Griffith"

Presented by Elliot Engel

September 18


Alamance Country Club

While it is true that he was a brilliant movie and Broadway stage actor, Andy Griffith is Hollywood

immortal because of THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW television series which ran from 1960

to 1968.  

Professor Engel not only analyzes Andy’s astonishing early life which led to 


television triumph, 

but he also reveals little-known fascinating facts about the show’s 


and its enduring and endearing fame.

For more information call Alamance County Historical Museum, (336)226-8254


American Girl Doll Tea

April 14, 2019

Meet Kaya, a 1764 American Girl

1:00-3:00 or 3:30-5:30

$40 for one girl and one adult

Contact the museum for reservations 336-226-8254

Kaya is a Native American girl of the Nimíipuu, or Nez Perce tribe. Her stories are set 

prior to permanent settlement of the area by white European-Americans.  She cares 

greatly for animals, especially horses and enjoys her grandmother's stories.  Kaya 

hopes to become a strong, courageous leader of her people.  She deeply cares 

about her family and is best friends with her sister Speaking Rain and also friends 

with Two Hawks.