Thu, 06/11/2015 | Museum seeks committee members

The Holliday Dorsey Fife Museum is seeking individuals to join its Museum Committee. The Committee is dedicated to the Museum’s mission of fostering an appreciation and knowledge of Fayette County through preservation, restoration, interpretation, and education. Members meet once a month to discuss the future of the museum, plan events, and promote attendance. All are […]

Thu, 05/07/2015 | Living History Days at Holliday Dorsey Fife Museum

The museum grounds will be alive with period demonstrators all weekend for its annual Living History days May 16-17. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. On the grounds, the Sons of the Confederate Veterans will set up camp and demonstrate rifle drills. Other demonstrators include a wheelwright, a potter, a violin [...]

Thu, 04/23/2015 | 20 Australian visitors learn about F’ville’s Holliday House

Visitors to the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum in Fayetteville are a common occurrence. What was a bit different on April 16 was a visit by 20 members of the Australians Studying Abroad (ASA) Southern Literary Charm tour group. New director Nicole Gilbert said the museum on April 16 hosted more than 20 individuals from “down under” […]

Mon, 04/13/2015 | Museum exhibit includes rarely seen items

The new exhibit “Wars Over” is now open at the Holliday Dorsey Fife Museum. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the War of 1812, the 150th anniversary of the end of the War Between the States, and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The exhibit speaks to […]

Tue, 10/15/2013 | Cemetery walk is this weekend

For the sixth year, storytelling and history will intermingle at the Historic Fayetteville Cemetery when the Spirit Guides lead visitors through the cemetery path as they hear personal stories from the “ghosts” of historic Fayette residents. The tours take place Friday October 18 and Saturday October 19th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets […]

Wed, 05/25/2011 | Architectural Alphabet exhibit at HDF Museum

If you love looking at old homes and historical buildings, the newest exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum will be right up your alley. The Architectural Alphabet will both educate and enlighten visitors in a fun and creative presentation. From A to Z, the exhibit showcases photos and vintage artifacts that illustrate various elements of building design […]

Tue, 08/17/2010 | Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum: This matters

The Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum at 140 West Lanier in Fayetteville, Georgia MATTERS. This beautiful structure is a wonderful component of the cities-built environment. The antebellum architecture makes everyone stop and stare. Yet I feel its context makes it even more stunning. Locally, the Fife family owned the home from 1901 to 1968. Robert E. Lee Fife […]