Women of Bartow
features the stories of over 25 women who have made an impact on Bartow County and beyond dating back to the early 1800s through the present. Through artifacts and images, this exhibit highlights their contributions to a variety of fields including business, education, art, writing, social movements, & more.
Bartow County history is rich, dynamic, and full of women who have made their mark, dating back more than 200 years through the present. The women featured in this exhibit are only a small sample of the individuals who have worked to create, sustain, improve, and preserve the economic, cultural, and civic landscape of Bartow County. Whether their contribution was made on a local level or on the state, national, or international stage, their impact has been profound.
While the role of women in society has changed over time, women in Bartow County have been community leaders, property and business owners, teachers, doctors and nurses, artists, writers, homemakers, first responders, ministers, politicians, activists, and much more.
These women have also influenced life in Bartow County through a wide range of clubs and organizations that engaged in social and cultural matters such as literacy, gardening, preservation, civil rights, and much more.
As you explore the exhibit, you will meet some of these women who through their lives and activities have helped create what Bartow County is today. Admission to the museum includes the temporary exhibit.