The Heritage Museum documents the rich history of Pierce County.
Inside the museum one will find exhibits of the manufacturing process of tobacco, farm
tools, the most informative display about the Civil War prison camp on the outskirts of
Blackshear (along with Civil War artifacts), a fully furnished storefront counter from the
early 1900s, courthouse furnishings, land deeds, letters, and hundreds of photographs of
the buildings, homes, and people of Pierce County.
The Genealogical Library contains more than 200 books pertaining to Georgia genealogy, local family histories, Colonial Georgia, Native Americans in Georgia, county histories, church histories, Georgia in the Civil War, well-known Georgians, and how-to books
on historic preservation. Our library continues to grow.
The Heritage Museum & Genealogical Library are located in the historic Blackshear
Railroad Depot in downtown Blackshear.