Gaston County Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Gaston County Memories: The Early Years book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from the 1800s through 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Gaston County.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. Call 360-723-5802 to set up an appointment if you’re a private collector with a sizable collection.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Session Details

Wednesday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gaston County Museum of Art and History
131 W. Main Street, Dallas 
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Saturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Millican Pictorial History Museum
35 Catawba Street, Belmont 
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Thursday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain Street, Kings Mountain 
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

Gaston County Memories: The Early Years Cover
The Gaston Gazette presents Gaston County Memories: The Early Years


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