Welcome to Matthews Historical Foundation

Since its inception in 1987, the Matthews Historical Foundation (MHF) has been a non-profit organization comprised of dedicated volunteers. The mission and goal of the foundation is community service through the restoration and upkeep of The Reid House and surrounding property as well as bringing Matthews history to life.

Community Meetings
will resume in the Fall

Look for topics on Carolina Theatre and Reed Gold Mine


Matthews Reid House
Matthews Heritage Museum
Reid House Landscape and Garden Project
Book - Matthews Memories
DVD - Matthews Remembered

Fullwood Award

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President's Message
Outen Pottery

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Membership and Donations

Become a member of the Matthews Historical Foundation and support local history and preservation. We offer many donation possibilities from room naming rights to buying an honorary brick to making a monetary donation. As a 501(c)3, your MHF donations are a tax deduction for you. Join or donate now.

Thank You For Your Support - Together We Can Preserve the Past for the Future

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