Merry Christmas

We will be CLOSED December 25, 2012 - January 1, 2013 for Christmas and New Year's.

We will CLOSE at Noon on Saturday December 8, 2012.
Photos of "Day at the Depot 2012" now on the special events page.

We will be CLOSED Tuesday September 4, 2012 for Labor Day.

BHS Class of 1957 Donation to the Museum.

Shown left to right. Sandra Gunning Young, Clarence Scroggins, Jane Carr Snider, Powell Dabbs, Charles Horton, and Diane Hyche.

These are some of the classmates on the Class of 1957 Bessemer High School reunion committee that presented Diane Hyche, President of the Board of Directors for the Bessemer Hall of History Museum with a $746.45 check to be used to preserve Bessemer High School memorabilia. The class of 1957 offers a challenge to other Bessemer High School they have reunions that they donate excess funds to the museum.
The museum will be CLOSED from 11:30 to 1:30 on Thursday 7-12-12 so we can attend a presentation by Linda Nelson of the Jefferson County Historical Commission. If you would like to attend this presentation contact the Bessemer Public Library at 428-7882 for more information.
We will be CLOSED Wednesday July 4, 2012 for Independence Day.
We will be CLOSED Tuesday May 29, 2012 for Memorial Day.
New donation to the museum collection now on display. The bull wheel from the tipple of the Virginia Mines. Circa 1900.

Come by the museum to see the new "Bessemer's Westlake before the mall" photo display.

We will be CLOSED Tuesday 2-21-12 for President's Day.
WANTED! Old photos of the Bessemer area such as the Spinning Wheel, Pineview Beach, Merry Go Round, Drennen's, Cherokee Beach, the mines and industry, downtown, schools, churches, businesses, etc. Bring your photos by the Bessemer Hall of History Museum so we can scan them and give the original back to you. Or you can donate them to the museum collection so it can continue to grow for future generations to enjoy.
We will be CLOSED Tuesday January 17, 2012 for MLK Day.