Local History Topics
Cheyenne Valley from the museum archives:
Was Cheyenne Valley part of the underground railroad?
Cheyenne Valley and the Town of Forest is in the Smithsonian!
From beginning life as a slave in Georgia to serving as a drummer for the Union Army in the Civil War, Samuel Arms was one of the first settlers of Cheyenne Valley.
An early settler of the Town of Union also started life in slavery. Ed Harris raises a lot of questions.
“You’ve got to be carefully taught” The not-so-nice history of racism in Vernon County.
What do the census records tell us about the residents of Cheyenne Valley?
Cheyenne Valley on the map.