The following article originally appeared in the Rome News-Tribune, April 29, 1973, after the creation of the Rome Area Heritage Foundation: ROME HERITAGE FOUNDATION OFFICERS NAMESs named: With election of officers held in the meeting rooms of the First National Bank last Thursday afternoon the recently formed Rome Area Heritage Foundation began its initial year of operation, dedicating its efforts to the preservation of information and relics of historical importance to the community.
Heritage Foundation to Commemorate Preservation Month with Historic Home Tour, Student Artwork Display
A tour of residences representing Rome’s historic districts and neighborhoods will take place Sunday, May 6, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the inaugural #ThisPlaceMatters Historic Home Tour. This rare look inside six historic properties is presented by the Rome Area Heritage Foundation in recognition of Preservation Month. All proceeds raised from the tours will benefit the new women’s build for the Davies Shelter.
On January 26, 2017, we had the great honor of presenting the City of Rome Georgia with a check for collected donations for the City Clocktower!