Tour Pettigrew-White-Stamps House Museum and Receive a Free Breakfast Entrée from Chick-fil-A!
Valid DatesMay 31, 2023 to Mar 30, 2024
DescriptionTake a tour of the new "Thomaston Goes to War...on the Home Front" Exhibition at the Pettigrew-White-Stamps House Museum in Thomaston, GA and receive a gift card for a free breakfast entre from Chick-fil-A! Redeem your gift card during breakfast hours at Chick-fil-A in Thomaston for your choice of a chicken biscuit, a sausage, egg, & cheese biscuit, an egg white grill, or Chick-n-Minis (4-count).
Use Coupon Code: UHS2023
Monday & Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Individuals - Free
Groups of 5 or more (Groups please call to schedule)- $5.00/person
Visit the “Thomaston Goes to War…on the Home Front” Exhibition and discover how one small town made big contributions to gain a World War II Allied victory. This multisite display is a collaborative project between the Upson Historical Society and the Thomaston-Upson Archives to tell the story of the endurance and mettle of the Greatest Generation and show how World War II brought the country together in such a meaningful way. Both sites illustrate how the people of Thomaston and communities across Georgia banded together as a collective whole to fight the axis. No job was too small, from the Armed Forces to American Red Cross volunteers, down to the children participating in scrap metal drives, winning the war was a joint effort by all.
Step back in time when you visit the Upson Historical Society’s Pettigrew-White-Stamps House Museum, c. 1833, where the inside of the home has been transformed into a typical residence during World War II and visitors can immerse themselves in 1940’s home life. Move from room to room to discover 1940’s interior design trends which included vibrant colors and patterns to bring cheer during unsettling times. Experience changes in technology such as the introduction of electricity and how it affected home life and the importance of radios inside the home. Unearth how a local novelist influenced the passing of the National Leprosy Act based on her experiences as a war bride and understand how community members contributed to the war effort each in their own way. In one area of the home dedicated to changing exhibitions 4 times per year, visitors will have to opportunity to absorb new featured topics which further express Thomaston’s World War II heritage and the critical role which Georgia towns like Thomaston played.
Coupon Code: UHS2023