Lumpkin County Historical Society Membership Information and Benefits

Become a member of this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the rich history of Lumpkin County. Membership dues help the Society create programs, exhibits, support its historic buildings and administer important collections.

The Society's trademarked logo features a gold miner's shovel, pick and gold pan representing this area's rich gold mining history and the Cherokee word for "yellow" or "gold."


The Society meets monthly for programs and/or field trips, usually on the second Thursday of each month. Programs are open to the public and announced on our Facebook page, in our Calendar and in the Dahlonega Nugget. Local and out-of-town speakers are invited to present information on a variety of subjects related to Lumpkin County history. Members receive post cards and/or an email announcement of the programs.

The Society's Constitution and By-Laws may be viewed by clicking the appropriate colored links in this sentence.

Membership is open to everyone under the following categories:


  • Student $5

  • Senior Citizen (62 and over) $15

  • Individual $20

  • Family $30

  • Organization $50

  • Sponsor $100-$499

One Time

  • Lifetime $250

  • Donor $500 -$999

  • Endowment $1000 or more

Contact Us

To contact us, please:

1. Send an email regarding society matters.

2. Send an email regarding the web site.

3. Write us here:

Lumpkin County Historical Society, Inc.

PO Box 894

Dahlonega, GA 30533

4. To become a member print this membership form and mail it to the above address.