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The Brevard Station Museum

The Brevard Station Museum seeks to present and interpret for the public its collection of interesting stories, facts, recollections, pictures and tidbits relating to the history of Stanley, Gaston County, North Carolina. The Brevard Station Museum was created to collect, exhibit, and store items particularly pertaining to the past of Stanley. The museum seeks to stir the memories of the older residents while teaching newcomers and passers-through something about what evokes pride in the town of Stanley. Of special importance to the Brevard Station Museum is to make a contribution to helping Stanley's school children develop an interest in local history.


WAYS TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM

Your help is needed!! It is through the generous support of businesses and people like you that the museum is able to provide a varied array of exhibits for visitors. By becoming a Corporate Sponsor, making an Individual Membership Donation, becoming a volunteer or purchasing one or both of the museum's books, you will be a contributor to a better and more accessible museum. For this we would extend our appreciation. Contact the museum for more information.

Corporate Sponsors:

Provide Funding for Special, One Time, Exhibits.
Educational programs for Children
Funding for Newsletters, Brochures, Publications

Become A Member of The Museum or Make A One Time Donation

Click the button above to donate or become an annual member.
Or click here for an application for submitting a check.

 
Be A Volunteer:

General Housekeeping
Filing
Labeling


Annual Membership Levels:
Associate - $20 to $49
Friends - $50 to $74
Donors $75 to $124

Patrons - $125 to $499
Benefactors - $500 to $999
Magnolia Circle - $1000 Plus

PURCHASE ONE OR BOTH OF THE MUSEUM'S BOOKS

"ECHOES AND IMAGES OF MAGNOLIA COUNTRY COOKS"
The museum staff has compiled a cookbook including recipes, nostalgic wise sayings, poetry, advice, famous quotes, and important dates to remember, together with excellent illustrations by Ruth Wood, making it a genuine collector's item.

"ECHOES AND SHADOWS OF TWO CENTURIES"
A collection of interesting stories, facts, recollections, pictures and tidbits relating to the history of Stanley, Gaston County, North Carolina. Five hundred pages of detailed information about Stanley, its history and its people!
Order the Books



PICTURES FROM THE MUSEUM

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The Brevard Station Museum

Magnolia Macrophylla

Discovered in Stanley by French botanist Arndre Michaux in the 1700's.

Research Area at the Museum

Smart Board in Research Area

Military Collection

Military Collection, continued

Farm Life Area

In Vintage Area

School Area

Vintage Area

1799 Home, Rhyne Family Home

Ted Abernathy, Major League Baseball Player

1960 Class Trip to Washington


Click here to view some older pictures.

 

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