Things I remember- B.G. McElwee, Sr.

The Polk County Historical Society recently hosted a book signing by B.G. McElwee, Sr.

McElwee signed his latest book “Things I Remember” which is his autobiography.

The author is a native of Cedartown and a member of the Cedartown High School Class of 1955. He is the owner of Woodlands, Inc., a historical restoration company. He also served as the superintendent during restoration of Barnsley Gardens.  In addition, he restored the 1902 Stock Exchange Building in Adairsville, Georgia creating a dinner theatre facility in the Stock Exchange building.  He is co-founder of “The Institute for Northwest Georgia History” and Director of the Rome Area History Museum.

The new book will be available at the Polk County Historical Society Museum during the holiday season.

In addition to his biography, McElwee has written and published a number of other books, including the following:

Floyd County, Georgia, (Images of America),a Pictorial History

Cherokee County, Alabama, ( Images of America), a Pictorial History

The event was a fundraising event for the Polk County Historical Society located at 205 S. College St. Cedartown, Ga.  polkhist.org

You can read more about the event here:

Book Signing held at Polk County Historical Museum

The Polk County Standard Journal, Cedartown, Georgia http://www.polkstandardjournal.com