Matthews Reid House Gifted with Equipment

The Matthews Historical Foundation was gifted with equipment of a back flow prevention system. The gift of this equipment will provide many years of trouble free service to the MHF and keep our gardens and lawn looking wonderful. Read more here . The Matthews Historical Foundation extends sincere appreciation to Conbraco Industries for this gift.

R. F. Outen Pottery

The R.F. Outen Pottery in Matthews opened in the early 1950s. In the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, MHF President Paula Lester states that "it is the last piece in the Matthews history puzzle". The Town of Matthews along with the Arts and Science Council and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission conducted a feasiblity study focusing on the property. Read the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly article and follow the button link for photos and information about the Outen Pottery.

Art Donated to MHF

The Matthews Historical Foundation was gifted with two Phyliss Knight original paintings of the Reid House courtesy of Bev Martin