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.

Matthews Honored for Preservation

The Town of Matthews, in partnership with Matthews Historical Foundation, has been designated a Preserve America Community. Awarded from the US Department of the Interior, Matthews has the honor of becoming the 30th community in NC to receive this prestigious award. Read more about this prestigious award here and here.

2015 Community Meetings
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of new Community Meetings

You're Invited to a
Lawn Party
April 11, 2015


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

Fullwood Award

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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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