45 Years Ago: ‘Rome Heritage Foundation officers named’

45 Years Ago: ‘Rome Heritage Foundation officers named’

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.

Honoring two long-standing RAHF members, Flournoy and Summerbell

  Jack Summerbell has been a member of the Rome Area Heritage Foundation since the early 1970s, when his late wife, Judy, was on staff at the original Carnegie Library in Downtown Rome. The Iowa native came to Rome in 1959 to work at Darlington School following...

603 West 1st St Preservation News

We’ve received word from the City of Rome that applicants have WITHDRAWN THEIR APPLICATION (for the time being) to seek approval to demolish the historic home at 603 West 1st St. We will keep you posted with the latest updates on this Historic Preservation...

Holiday Tour – Historic Houses of Worship

Need tickets for this weekend’s Holiday Tour: Historic Houses of Worship? SPACES can be reserved in advance at the **Last Stop Gift Shop & Rome-Floyd Visitor Center** through Friday, and at **Dogwood Books & Antiques** through Saturday! Walk-ups are...