A new cemetery committee has been formed by the WWHF.

We are very concerned about preserving and protecting our treasured Wilkes County cemeteries. If you are aware of any unknown cemeteries, or would just like to join our endeavor, please contact the foundation at 706-678-5001 or 706-678-2105.

You are cordially invited to attend the Dedication of the "Washington Square" interpretive marker

(a part of the Jefferson DAvis Heritage Trail)

Saturday, May 6, 2017
at 10 a.m.

Wilkes County Courthouse Lawn

Speakers include Steve Longcrier (Civil War Heritage Trails)
Dr. Mark Waters (Civil War historian)

A luncheon will be held at 12 noon at the Washington Woman's Club, 18 N. Alexander Avenue.
Cost is $12.00.
RSVP by Friday, April 28
706.678.5001 or 1.800.877.221.7689

Save the Date!
2017 Christmas Tour of Homes & Candlelight Dinner

December 8th & 9th

Join us Friday evening for a Cocktail Party and Candlelight Dinner, then tour Antebellum, Victorian, and early 20th century homes on Saturday. The Christmas Tour of Homes is proudly presented by The Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation.

Tel: 706-678-5001
Toll Free: 877-221-7689

Narrative of Wilkes County DVD