History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves,
and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future."
Robert Penn Warren
Thank you so much for taking the time to show me around the Tattnall County Archives. I left inspired and energized by the spirit of the volunteers. --Terry of Madison, Ga.
Thanks for your kind and knowledgeable help. -- Karen of Springfield, La.
Everyone was helpful and sweet. I hope to come back! -- Lauren of Cartersville, Ga.
Had a great time researching. -- Judy of Lyons, Ga.
Sandra Wingate was wonderful helping me and answering all my questions! It was a great day! -- Linda of Glennville, Ga.
Discovered W.W. Godbee was a prisoner of war and a first sergeant during the Civil War. Staff was extremely helpful. -- Carl of Bloomingdale, Ga.
Love this place! -- Renee of Cobbtown, Ga.
A great find on the Smiths. Many thanks. -- Don & Arlene of Riverview, Fla.
I learned why I couldn't find my 4th great-grandmother Floyd! -- Bedell of Baxley, Ga.
The Archives is open most Fridays 12-4. To best plan your visit or to make an appointment outside these hours, please contact us.
There are many ways you can help preserve the culture and history of Tattnall County and Georgia.
The Archives is located in the Old Jail in downtown Reidsville, Ga, on the Courthouse Square.
Tattnall County Archives is a nonprofit organization that partners with the Tattnall County Commissioners, chair Jackie Trim, and Tattnall County Manager Frank Murphy.
The mission of the Tattnall County Archives is to protect and preserve valuable and irreplaceable historical documents and artifacts from Tattnall County history; to add important modern material to the collection; to maintain the repository in clean and functional order; and to make these historical resources available for historians, genealogists, and other researchers.
The Archives phone number is 912-557-6049. Please leave a message.
Board of Trustees
Pharris D. Johnson (Chair)
John P. Rabun Jr. (Vice-Chair)
Mark Baxter (Secretary)
Ola Faye Yates Rumpf (Treasurer)
Janisse Ray (Member at Large)
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