Archives | 05/19/2011
Built by local businessmen in 1888 as an expansion of the LaGrange Seed Oil and Manufacturing Company, LaGrange Mills brought the “first giant Corliss Engine… the first electric dynamo for lighting of the mill [and] a monumental smokestack” to the area. This week of May 1889, LaGrange Mills turned out its first… Read More >>
Archives | 01/14/2011
Troup County Archives continually accessions new manuscripts, photographs and artifacts. Through the new blog, we are able to provide snapshots of what we are currently processing.
This week several new collections have been added to the inventories. One of the more interesting collections is MS-2010.09, the James Simpson Bartley Collection. This collection includes an original United States Patent which was issued to Mr. Bartley in 1897 for his invention of the… Read More >>
Archives | 12/30/2010
Hello and welcome to the Troup County Archives blog. We are delighted to have the opportunity to “chat” on a more informal basis. As always with blogs we welcome your input and suggestions! We plan to update this blog about every two weeks. Topics will vary widely from recent donations to the Archives to an analysis or in-depth story of a particular artifact to sharing some of our reference requests. We will also use the blog periodically to see if you… Read More >>